Did Major Biden bite White House security guard? Here's why POTUS's German Shepherds were sent back to Delaware

Major was a rescue dog that was adopted from a Delaware animal shelter back in 2018 and sources are saying that he showed 'agitated behavior'


                            Did Major Biden bite White House security guard? Here's why POTUS's German Shepherds were sent back to Delaware
Major Biden reportedly bit a White House security member (Instagram First Lady Dr. Jill Biden @flotus)

President Joe Biden's two German shepherds, Champ and Major, were reportedly sent back to the family's Delaware home last week. Major recently made headlines when he became the first shelter dog at the White House. As per reports, Major, who is younger than Champ, has displayed "agitated behavior" such as "jumping, barking, and charging at staff and security".

The dogs were reportedly sent back home because Major had an "incident". Two sources told CNN that Major showed "aggressive behavior" at the White House and this is why both the dogs were sent home. 

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Why were POTUS's dogs sent back?

Major, a rescue dog that was adopted from a Delaware animal shelter back in 2018, had what CNN called a "biting incident" with a White House security member. There was, however, no news on if the person who was bitten was alright or not, but it did result in the Shepards being moved to Wilmington. The publication further reported that a "person familiar with the dogs' schedule" has confirmed that the German Shepards are in Delaware and revealed that they have stayed with minders before when the first lady isn't in town. 

Jill Biden with Champ and Major. (Twitter/Jill Biden)

'Either he was protecting himself or the family'

Besides the fact that Major is absolutely adorable, many took to Twitter to defend the little 3-year-old Champ. "There is no proof against him I will not stand for any slander against major biden," said one user. Another added, "This sounds like Major Biden was stressed about the transition to the White House with all the new people and noises around him. This isn’t an aggression problem, this is a fear problem. They need to get him evaluated by a veterinary behavioralist to clear his name."

Yet another added, "I stand with Major Biden. Dogs don't bite out of the blue. Either he was protecting himself or the family from someone he sensed was harmful, was playing and mouthing as young dogs do - especially if the human is playing aggressively, or it's a lie." Another simply screamed, "MAJOR BIDEN GETTING SENT BACK IS SO RUDE THATS LITERALLY HIS HOME.... SEND THE SECURITY OFFICER AWAY HE IS REPLACEABLE."



 



 



 



 

Some even questioned how the Shepard was raised, with one user asking, "Too bad Biden’s dog major wasn’t properly trained with rewards - he’s been spotted with a choke collar. Aversive training promotes aggression." Other's sympathized with the fact that the dogs were being moved, again - "I hope they are going back to people they know. Major was adopted from a shelter so he has already lost a family. I hope there are Biden’s around that he knows so he won’t feel abandoned. And Champ must be so confused by what’s happening."

Many others tried to guess why Major may have bitten someone. One said, ""Major Biden" is a rescue dog and they are known to be extremely protective of their new family. He's going to be ok he needs time to learn to be around many new people. My Spider was a Rot and rescue he took time to adjust. When he did he couldn't stop licking everyone."



 



 



 

Other tweets chose to be straightforward in their opinions on the matter.