President Joe Biden’s two German Shepherds, Champ and Major, were taken to their home in Wilmington, Delaware on Monday after an aggressive behavior. The youngest dog.
Fidens adopted a three-year-old major in 2018. He became the first animal shelter dog to live in the White House.
His other dog, Chump is 13 years old and has a very gentle demeanor due to his advanced age.
The American media referred to it as adaptation Major It was a bit complicated Because he is young, he has more energy, he jumps and barks all day, sometimes aggressively with security guards. At the White House, he was bitten in one of these incidents.
Four days after Joe Biden won the presidency, the two dogs went to the White House.
Until now If the dogs stayed in Delaware indefinitely it would not be released. Or if they return to Washington D.C.
Joe Biden promised his wife he would buy a dog after the 2008 presidential election If Barack Obama wins the race. Jill Biden pasted different pictures of dogs on the seats of Fiden’s field plane.
The dog was purchased as a puppy from a Pennsylvania breeder, And his granddaughters named him Champ (born c. 2008).
Champ’s name was reminiscent of the advice his father had given to Biden, quien decía “If you are ever knocked down, player, get up!” (“Whenever you are knocked, champion, get up! ”).
Joe Biden has an affection for German Shepherds and has coached them in the past. Biden gave stuffed animals to small children during his vice presidency.
Major (born C. 2018) is a rescue dog from a trash can that has been found in their home with “something toxic”, And its owner could not pay them animal maintenance costs.
He was picked up by Fidenz earlier that year from the Delaware Humanitarian Association dormitory. And has been with them since late 2018.
The day Joe Biden adopted the dog from the shelter, he stayed for more than an hour “telling stories and taking selfies with staff”.
The origin of the Major’s name is not known, but given its meaning (more in English), Beau Biden, son of Joe Biden, was a key figure in the Delaware National Guard with his first wife, Nilia Hunter.
The Major will join other dogs adopted by world leaders, French President Emmanuel Macron and his Labrador-Griffon Nemo cross, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with his dog Kenzi.
On November 28, 2020, President-elect Biden broke his leg while playing with Major.
In November, Biden was injured while playing with the Major and wore a walking start for a few weeks, while his injury healed.
By linking the incident CNN At the time, Biden explained that he only got out of the shower when the Major dropped a ball in front of him.
“I walk through this little alley to get to the bedroom. I caught the ball … he ran, ”Biden said. “I play, run after him and catch his tail. What happened was he slipped on a carpet. I tapped the carpet he slipped on. That’s what happened. Wow, this is not a very exciting story. “
There have been no pets in the White House in four years of the Trump administration.; This This is a very long time The President has no pets For over a hundred years.
The tradition of holding presidential pets predates George Washington’s two terms and was carried on by 31 of the 46 presidents. Donald J. Trump was the first president to have no pet for more than a century.
Residents of the latest four-legged White House are Poe and Sunny, two Portuguese water dogs belonging to Barack Obama and his family.