The White Home introduced on Saturday that Champ, the 13-year-old German Shepherd cared for by Joe and Jill Biden, has handed away.
“He was our fixed, cherished companion over the past 13 years,” a message from the President and First Woman stated. “At the same time as Champ’s energy waned in his final months,” they famous, “after we got here right into a room, he would instantly pull himself up, his tail at all times wagging, and nuzzle us for an ear scratch or a stomach rub.”
A youthful canine, Main, will proceed to carry canine companionship to the White Home. Earlier within the yr Main was despatched away for a little bit remedial obedience coaching (there was, certainly, some soiled enterprise) however returned in late April. The Bidens have made overtures towards adopting a cat, nevertheless it hasn’t occurred but. (Winston the cat belongs to Biden’s granddaughter Naomi, so he isn’t technically a White Home pet, even when he’s the best.)
Sadly, it was solely a little bit over one month in the past that Barack and Michelle Obama stated goodbye to a earlier presidential pet, the Portuguese water canine Bo.
Possibly Main and Bo are working for workplace collectively in doggie heaven, advocating for chew toys for all.
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