Andrew Hager serves as historian-in-residence for the Presidential Pet Museum, a position he has held since 2017. Prior to that, he taught middle school social studies and language arts for a decade. Andrew is legally blind and travels with a black Labrador retriever named Sammy. He lives with his wife, Kristy, and their two children, Mia and Ian, in the suburbs outside of Baltimore, Maryland. In addition to Sammy, the family has a fluffy mixed-breed rescue named Emmy and two cats, Sophia and Olivia.