The younger of the Bidens’ two german shepherds, a rescue dog, did not break skin in the first incident, the president told ABC last month. Later in March the dog bit a security staff member causing a “minor injury”, a White House spokeswoman said.“Nipping is probably more accurate than biting,” LaRosa said on Monday.Following the first incident, amid intense media interest about his whereabouts, the presidential pooch had a round of training in Biden’s home state, Delaware.
Breathe easy. In addition to sweating through their paw pads, dogs pant to cool themselves off. A panting dog can take 300-400 breaths (compared to his regular 30-40) with very little effort.
The aim was to help acclimatize him to life at the White House complex, where he is surrounded by aides and security officers. Trainers will now try again.