first lady Barbara Bush pets expectant first dog Millie Wednesday at the White House. Friday night, Millie gave birth to four St. Patrick's Day puppies in a whelping box that had been placed in the White House beauty parlor. The springer spaniel produced her first puppies at 9:15 and 9:30 EST and second two between 11 and 11:30 p.m. Spokeswoman Anna Perez did not know the pups' gender.