For dog lovers, the Biden administration was a breath of fresh air.
You see, Biden’s predecessor – former President Donald Trump – had exactly zero pets in the White House. This was a nearly unique take on being President, but it certainly gave Trump an air of business all the time.
Biden, going in a much different direction, didn’t only bring two dogs to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, but he also brought the first-ever rescue dog into the Oval Office. Unfortunately, this pooch has been a bit nippy of late, finding himself in a number of incidents in which he’s bitten White House staff.
Now, the trouble dog is being sent to obedience school.
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The Biden family dog Major will receive training following two biting incidents at the White House, first lady Jill Biden’s spokesperson Michael LaRosa confirmed.
Major “will undergo some additional training to help him adjust to life in the White House,” LaRosa said in a statement to USA TODAY Monday. “The off-site, private training will take place in the Washington, D.C. area, and it is expected to last a few weeks.”
Last month, Biden’s two German Shepherds, Major and Champ, were temporarily sent back to Delaware during a pre-planned trip earlier this month to receive training after Major caused a “minor injury” to an employee of the U.S. Secret Service on March 8.
Canine behavior experts spoke out days ago to suggest the Major’s malfunction may very well not be a product of his upbringing, but instead a reaction to the mood inside the White House, calling into question just how smoothly things are going within the Biden administration.
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