US President Major’s dog bit another person just days after returning from training in Delaware after a first bite incident.
A spokesperson for the First Lady, Jill Biden, said the person was examined as a “precaution” by the medical service team before returning to work.
The dog “Major” is Biden’s youngest two dogs, a breed of “German Shepherd”, and is the first dog rescue in the White House.
“He’s a nice dog,” said US President Joe Biden.
“Major is still adjusting to his new surroundings and has bitten someone while he was walking,” Biden spokesman Michael LaRosa said of Monday’s incident.
CNN reported that a National Park Service employee had a biting accident in the South Lawn, and was forced to stop work to receive treatment, and the National Park Service did not respond to CNN’s request for comment on the incident.
The two dogs “Major” and “Champ”, aged 13, were transported to the Biden family home in Wilmington, Delaware, after the first bite incident on 8 March.
Sources told CNN at the time that “Major” was jumping and barking at White House and security personnel and pouncing on them.
President Biden said that “Major” was adjusting to a lot of new people around him, and he told ABC’s Good Morning America program, “You turn around the corner and find two people you don’t know at all and then they move, and (Major’s dog) moves to save Protection. “
He added, “85 percent of people (in the White House) love him. All he does is lick them and move his tail. But … I realize that some people, for understandable reasons, are afraid of dogs.”
The Biden family adopted the dog Major, a three-year-old puppy at the time, from the Delaware Charity in 2018.
As for the dog Champ, older than him, he spent some time in the White House and was considered younger at that time, when Biden was Vice President, before moving to live in the White House permanently in January of this year.