Biden’s dog Major ‘bites ANOTHER person at White House who needed medical attention’

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PRESIDENT Joe Biden’s dog Major was involved in another biting incident that required medical attention on Monday, according to new reports.

The incident took place on the White House South Lawn and involved a National Park Service employee, CNN reports.

Major Biden has been involved in another biting incident
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President Joe Biden is pictured with his German Shepard Major
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The employee, who had been working at the time, reportedly received treatment from the White House medical unit.

“Yes, Major nipped someone on a walk. Out of an abundance of caution, the individual was seen by WHMU and then returned to work,” first lady Jill Biden’s press secretary Michael LaRosa told CNN.

On Monday, Major had been spotted taking a walk on the lawn with a member of the White House staff.

He was unleashed, according to pictures tweeted by Reuters’ White House correspondent Jeff Mason.

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A handler walks Major, one of President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden’s dogs, on Monday, the same day the pet was involved in a ‘biting incident’[/caption]

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Biden is pictured with Major, who the family adopted in 2018[/caption]

The 3-year-old German Shepherd and his pal Champ, 12, were brought to Biden’s home in Delaware a few weeks ago following a “biting incident” that required Major to undergo additional training.

The dogs were said to have exhibited aggressive behavior towards White House security and staff.

Major even charged at some staff, but Biden, 78, told ABC News’ George Stephanopoulous that “Major did not bite someone and penetrate the skin.”

Trying to explain his dog’s behavior, Biden said Major was acting to protect the president.

“What surprised me is the White House itself, living there: Every door you turn to, there’s a guy there in a black jacket,” the president said. 

“You turn a corner and there’s two people I don’t know at all. And they move — and he moves to protect. But he’s a sweet dog.

“The dog’s being trained now [with] our trainer at home in Delaware,” Biden ended.

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Major Biden is pictured at the White House on Monday[/caption]

The first biting incident took place on March 8 when Major caused injury to a Secret Service employee.

“Major was surprised by an unfamiliar person and reacted in a way that resulted in a minor injury to the individual,” White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said at a briefing on March 9.

She added the injury “was handled by the White House Medical Unit with no further treatment needed.”

The dogs had returned to the White House after their training by March 23

Major was adopted by the Biden family in 2018.


Biden was sure to add that he “didn’t banish” Major to his Delaware home, but rather, his dogs were sent there because he and the First lady were traveling.

“Eighty-five percent of the people there love him,” Biden said. “All he does is lick them and wag his tail.”

“But I realize some people, understandably, are afraid of dogs to begin with,” Biden said during the interview.

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