Major, a 3-year-old rescue dog, was involved in an "extremely minor" incident with a Secret Service agent in which "no skin was broken," a Secret Service official told NBC News earlier this month.Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary, said at the time that the White House medical unit handled the incident and that "no further treatment was needed."
New details emerge about incident with Biden’s German shepherd02:56Following the encounter, both dogs were moved to the Bidens' home in Wilmington because the first lady was out of town visiting military bases.
LaRosa confirmed that Major received training during his stay in Delaware before returning to the White House.BIden told ABC News last week that the incident occurred when Major "turned a corner, there’s two people he doesn’t know at all, you know, and they move and moves to protect."Major, who is the first rescue dog to live in the White House, was adopted in 2018 after the Bidens fostered him from the Delaware Humane Association. Their other dog, Champ, has been with the family for more than a decade since being bought from a breeder around the time Biden became vice president under President Barack Obama.
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