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Joe Biden's German Shepherd To Be First Rescue Dog Living In The White House

Joe Biden's German Shepherd To Be First Rescue Dog Living In The White House

The newly elected president has two dogs called Champ and Major

Rebecca Shepherd

Rebecca Shepherd

If you hadn't already heard: Joe Biden has been elected as the new US president with that comes the assumption that he will be moving into the White House with his family.

This includes his two dogs, Champ and Major. The latter is a rescue dog and he's set to be the first to live in the presidential home.

Come January, the 77-year-old will be settling in with his wife, Jill, and their two pooches. According to TMZ, Champ has been a member of the pack since 2008 and Major joined in 2018.

Joe and Jill fostered Major at first when their daughter showed them a litter of puppies needing to be temporarily homed. Naturally, the pair became somewhat set on Major and adopted him from the Delaware Humane Society.

Earlier today, Joe Biden secured enough votes to become the 46th President of the United States after days of uncertainty.

Democratic candidate Biden eventually passed the 270 Electoral College votes needed to remove Donald Trump from the White House with the declaration of the results from Pennsylvania.

Joe Biden with vice president-elect Kamala Harris.

Alongside Biden, Kamala Harris has been elected as vice president making her not only the first woman but also the first woman of colour to take on the role.

Following the win, Kamala Harries shared a video of her on the phone to Biden where she says: "We did it, we did it Joe. You're going to be the next President of the United States."

She went on to tweet: "This election is about so much more than @JoeBiden or me. It's about the soul of America and our willingness to fight for it. We have a lot of work ahead of us. Let's get started."

After it was announced that Biden is to become the 46th US President, he conveyed a similar message to Harris writing: "America, I'm honoured that you have chosen me to lead our great country.

""The work ahead of us will be hard, but I promise you this: I will be a President for all Americans - whether you voted for me or not. I will keep the faith that you have placed in me."

Featured Image Credit: Twitter/@dog_rates

Topics: joe biden, News, Animals, Politics