When President-elect Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, move into 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in January, they’ll be bringing their German Shepherds, 12-year-old Champ and two-year-old Major, with them. Not only will the dogs be filling a notable vacancy—in a break with a century-long tradition, the White House has been dogless since the Obamas moved out in 2017—Major will also make history as the first shelter dog to occupy the celebrated residence.
Biden Dog: From Animal Shelter to First Family
shelters & rescues
life with dogs