Commander, a two-year-old German Shepherd, the dog of US President Joseph Biden has once again attacked a Secret Service agent.
This is the 11th time a dog has bitten a White House security guard in Washington or Biden’s private home in Delaware.
A White House spokesman previously said one reason for the attack was stressful life in the White House.
“As you know, life on the White House campus can be very stressful. I’m sure you all understand.
“It’s personal and stressful for all of us. Imagine what it’s like for pets,” she said in July.
The commander is the younger of Biden’s two German shepherds.
The second, an older major, had previously bitten White House staffers, so he moved on.
Before the latest attack at the White House on Monday evening, September 25, the commander bit a security guard at the Bidens’ home in Delaware.
“A member of the Secret Service in uniform came into contact with the president’s pet, which bit him,” Secret Service spokesman Anthony Guglielmi confirmed.
He later CNN The injured officer spoke with Secret Service Director Kimberly Seittle and said he was fine.
White House officials announced in July that they had begun new training techniques for the commander after a series of attacks on staff.
On October 26, 2022, US First Lady Jill Biden could not control herself, the report said.
“I was working when the commander attacked me,” the agent wrote in the email.
The official added that Jill Biden was unable to restrain the animal and the German shepherd kept circling her.
“I think it will be a while before they attack the agent again,” he added.
A week later, another officer came and said the dog had attacked him twice.
A police officer who witnessed the attack said they had to use a steel cart to protect themselves from the aggressive dog.
In mid-December 2022, another agent was attacked.
He was standing in front of Biden when the dog bit his forearm and thumb.
“The President was present and concerned about the injured officer,” the agent on duty wrote.
None of the injuries listed in the 194-page report were described as serious.
Secret Service agents were also attacked by another of Biden’s dogs, Major.
Major was later removed from the White House and currently lives with housemates of the Biden family.
Thalapathy came to the White House as a puppy in 2021.
It was a gift from Biden’s brother James.
The President and First Lady have a cat named Willow.
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