The incident came about on the White Home South Garden on Monday afternoon, throughout which the US president’s youngest German Shepherd, Main, 3, reportedly bit a Nationwide Park Service worker. The worker obtained therapy from the White Home Medical Unit (WHMU) though his accidents weren’t critical sufficient to forestall the worker from returning to work.
“Sure, Main nipped somebody on a stroll,” mentioned Michael LaRosa, First woman Jill Biden’s press secretary.
“Out of an abundance of warning, the person was seen by WHMU after which returned to work with out damage.”
Mr LaRosa added that Main is “nonetheless adjusting to his new environment.”
The Nationwide Park Service worker was reportedly working on the time of the incident and stopped so as to be handled by WHMU.
Main, who’s the president’s youngest canine was concerned in one other incident earlier this month on March 8, the place he bit a Secret Service agent.
Though the chew did sufficient harm that the agent needed to be handled by WHMU, White Home press secretary, Jen Psaki, mentioned the accidents had been “minor.”
Ms Psaki added that Main was nonetheless “getting acclimated and accustomed to their new environment and new folks,” and that the incident was triggered on account of Main being “stunned by an unfamiliar particular person.”
Following the primary biting incident, each of Mr Biden’s canines had been despatched again to their household house in Wilmington, Delaware.
“He simply — all he does is lick them and wag his tail. However … I notice some folks, understandably, are afraid of canines to start with.”