Bidens’ dog gets help adjusting to White House

Biden’s GermanShepherds Involvedin Biting Incidentat White House.President Joe Biden’s twoGerman Shepherds, Majorand Champ, have been sentback to Delaware following anincident at the White House.CNN reports that3-year-old Majorwas involved in a“biting incident”with an unidentifiedmember of security. .White House Press SecretaryJen Psaki briefly commented onthe situation during an interviewon MSNBC’s ‘Morning Joe.’.Psaki said she didn’t have“any specifics” but thatthe two dogs were “partof the Bidens' family.” .I don’t have any updates for you, Mika, onreports about an incident. But what I cantell you as a dog lover—I know you are—isthat Major and Champ are part of the Bidens’family. They’re members of the family, Jen Psaki, to 'Morning Joe'.She went on to point outthat it is not unusual forMajor and Champ to goto Delaware when firstlady Jill Biden travels. .They often go to Delaware when thefirst lady is traveling, and they’re adjustingto their new home. But I don’t have anymore on those reports, I just know thatthey’re beloved members of the family, andof course of the White House family, too, Jen Psaki, to 'Morning Joe'.Michael LaRosa, spokesman for the first lady,later confirmed that the dogs went to Delawareto “stay with family friends” while Jill traveled. .A White House official reportedly toldNBC News that the dogs “[would] be back.”

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden’s dog Major will get professional help adjusting to the White House after a pair of biting incidents last month.

Private training for the 3-year-old German shepherd will be conducted “off-site” — not at the White House but in the Washington area, Michael LaRosa, a spokesperson for Jill Biden, said in an emailed statement. The training is expected to last a few weeks, he said.

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The Bidens also have a second German shepherd, 12-year-old Champ, at the White House. But it is the younger canine who has been the source of angst since both dogs were relocated to the White House in January from the Bidens’ home in Delaware.

Last month, the White House confirmed that Major had nipped someone during a walk. Shortly before that incident, Major caused what the White House said was a minor injury to a Secret Service employee on March 8.

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Both dogs spent time back in Delaware after the first incident — the White House said it was because the first lady was traveling for a few days — and the president had said Major was being trained.

On National Pet Day on Sunday, Jill Biden tweeted photos of both dogs captioned, “Love these two!”

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