Major, a German shepherd whom the Bidens adopted from the Delaware Humane Association in 2018,was the first shelter dog to reside at the White House .His name recalled Biden's father, who used to tell him, "Any time you get knocked down, champ — get up!"
The German shepherd will appear with Biden's wife, Jill, in a video message about pet love during Sunday's broadcast of “Puppy Bowl XVIII” on Animal Planet.I'm Jill Biden, here at the White House with our new puppy Commander,” the first lady says.
I love having animals around the house,” Jill Biden told a local news station in 2020.The White HouseWillow’s addition comes about nine months after the couple said a new cat was on its way.
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President Joe Biden on Monday introduced the newest member of his family, a purebred German shepherd puppy named Commander, while the first lady’s office said the cat she promised more than a year ago to bring to the White House would finally join them in January.
Michael LaRose, the press secretary for first lady Jill Biden, told NBC News that Major received training during his time in Delaware before returning to Washington, D.C.Major, who was adopted in 2018, became the first rescue dog to live in the White House when the Bidens moved in.
"He loved nothing more than curling up at our feet in front of a fire at the end of the day, joining us as a comforting presence in meetings, or sunning himself in the White House garden.".
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 Late Show with Stephen Colbert" had some fun with Winfrey's bombshell sit-down with Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and Prince Harry, on Tuesday by creating a spoof "interview" between the legendary talk show host and President Joe Biden's dogs, Major and Champ .This time, the aim was to get to the bottom of the recent biting incident involving Major and a Secret Service agent.
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.
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.
Get the best news, information and inspiration from TODAY, all day long.“For a lot of us during this pandemic, our pets have been such a source of joy and comfort and maybe a bark or two on a video conference,” she says.“The unconditional love from a dog is one of the most beautiful things on Earth and we owe it to them to keep ourselves healthy, so please keep wearing your masks, even when you’re out walking your dog.
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.
The soon-to-be first pet is being honored with a virtual "indoguration" celebration on Jan. 17, courtesy of the Delaware Humane Association — the shelter President-elect Joe Biden got him from.
That means inauguration day is as big a deal for Major as it is for his owners, Joe and Jill: Along with older brother Champ, Major will be ascending to the highest canine office in the land, First Dog. To celebrate, the shelter from which the Bidens adopted Major, the Delaware Humane Association, will be holding their own livestreamed inauguration event on January 17: Major Biden's Indoguration Party.