Major the White House dog will receive further training away from the executive mansion after two biting incidents at his new home, a spokesman for the first lady, Jill Biden, said on Monday.
Joe Biden’s dog, Major, has been involved in its second biting incident in a month, the White House has said.Reporters had seen Major on a walk around the White House south lawn before the president and first lady travelled to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial early on Monday evening.
President Joe Biden's dog Major has been involved in a second biting incident at the White House, NBC News has confirmed.“Major is still adjusting to his new surroundings and he nipped someone while on a walk.
02:56Biden added that “85% of the people there love him.” Major, a 3-year-old rescue dog, and Champ, who is 12, were moved to the Bidens' Delaware home after the incident , but the president said they would return to the White House.
The president and first lady's dog Major, a 3-year-old German shepherd, was the canine involved in the incident at the White House, NBC News chief White House correspondent Peter Alexander reported on TODAY Tuesday morning.
It’s been a busy week for animals in the media spotlight, with Prince Harry taking time out from his explosive interview with Oprah Winfrey to feed the chickens and US president Joe Biden forced to banish his two German shepherds Champ and Major home to Delaware following a “biting incident” at the White House.
Joe Biden after adopting Major, in Wilmington, Delaware (Picture: AP) The First Dogs on the South Lawn of the White House (Picture: Getty)She added that the dogs were not allowed on the furniture but Major had been caught on a sofa, adding: ‘They run all over’.
The photo shows a smiling Biden in the Oval Office with the latest presidential pets, German shepherds named Major and Champ, whom the president and first lady Jill Biden brought to the White House after the dogs had been part of their family for years.
The patter of paws is being heard in the White House again following the arrival of President Joe Biden s dogs Champ and Major.Major burst onto the national scene late last year after Biden, then president-elect, broke his right foot while playing with the dog at their home in Wilmington, Delaware.
Adam Schultz / Official White HouseThe Biden family is bringing dogs back to the White House.Adam Schultz / Official White HouseThe White House welcomed a pair of furry residents in Major and Champ.
Major Biden is getting an early start in the spotlight as a presidential pet after a play date ended with his owner, President-elect Joe Biden, suffering a broken foot As if that weren’t enough for one weekend, it was also confirmed that Major will have to share the White House with, of all things, a cat.
Uniting Democrats and Republicans is one thing, but Joe Biden will reportedly embrace a far more formidable challenge when he inherits the White House early next year: bridging the chasm between the nation’s cat people and dog lovers.
"President-elect @JoeBiden and his wife @DrBiden won’t just be bringing their German shepherds, Major and Champ to the White House,” a Friday evening tweet from CBS Sunday Morning read.President-elect @JoeBiden and his wife @DrBiden won’t just be bringing their German shepherds, Major and Champ to the White House.
President Herbert Hoover had several dogs during his tenure at the White House, from 1929 to 1933, but few appeared to attract as much attention as Billy, a wild opossum the family adopted after he strayed onto the property, according to the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum.
Biden will be entering the White House as the first ever presidential candidate to receive more than 75 million votes – but Major will be making his own history as the first rescue dog to live in the famous residence.