TED Cruz has been a staple figure in American politics since he was first elected as Texas Senator in 2012.
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How many dogs does Ted Cruz have?
Ted Cruz and his family include one dog among their unit.
A 2014 Facebook post by Cruz, showed a picture of the cute, fluffy canine.
Rescue puppy Snowflake arrived in the Cruz household in November 2014, much to the delight of Cruz’s children.
But seven years later in February 2021, Cruz came under fire after it emerged that he left Snowflake behind at home in storm ravaged Texas in February 2021 – while the rest of the family jetted off to sunny Cancun.
However a security guard at Cruz’s Texan home said that he was taking care of the family dog and revealed that Snowflake, was doing well.
What breed is Ted Cruz’s pet dog?
Texas Senator Ted Cruz’s only dog is a poodle.
Some on Twitter have questioned whether poodle is the correct breed for the rescue hound.
Some have suggested alternative – but equally as cute – breeds such as Bichon Frise.
What is Ted Cruz’s dog called?
The rescue puppy is named Snowflake – but the gender remains unknown.
In 2014, Cruz announced his family had adopted a puppy for his two young daughters, Caroline and Catherine.
His post on Facebook, with a photo of one of the delighted girls holding the dog, read: “A few weeks ago, as they were going to bed, Caroline and Catherine prayed, ‘Dear Jesus, please, please, PLEASE bring us a puppy’.
“Well, meet Snowflake, a rescue puppy who has made two little girls unbelievably happy.”
His followers praised him for giving a home to a rescue animal.