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Politics Future first dog Major Biden, adopted from a shelter, to get virtual "indoguration"

02:05  11 january  2021
02:05  11 january  2021 Source:   cnn.com

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President-elect Biden is headed to Washington with Champ and Major , who will be the White House’s first shelter dog . President-elect Joe Biden and A decade after purchasing Champ from a breeder in Pennsylvania, a move criticized by some animal rights organizations, the Bidens adopted Major in

His rescue dog , Major , is getting an “ Indoguration ” of his own. The Bidens adopted Major , a German Shepard, in November 2018 from the Delaware Humane “From shelter pup at the Delaware Humane Association to First Dog at the White House, Major Biden is barking proof that every dog

President-elect Joe Biden is not the only one getting some fanfare as he enters the White House -- his rescue dog, Major, is being honored by the shelter he came from.

a dog looking at the camera: The Biden's dog Major will be the first shelter dog in the White House. © Joe Biden/Instagram The Biden's dog Major will be the first shelter dog in the White House.

The Bidens adopted Major, a German shepherd, in 2018 from the Delaware Humane Association (DHA). The shelter and Pumpkin Pet Insurance are now hosting a virtual event to celebrate the first shelter dog in the White House. The shelter is calling it the "largest virtual party for dogs."

The "indogeration" event is scheduled for January 17, three days before Inauguration Day, and will be hosted by Jill Martin of NBC's "Today." A $10 minimum donation is required to join the Zoom event and all proceeds go to the DHA.

Though Major is the first shelter dog in the White House, he is not the first rescue. Before Major there was Yuki, a mixed breed pup abandoned by his owner at a gas station in Texas and rescued by President Lyndon B. Johnson's daughter Luci. Bill Clinton's family cat, Socks, was also a rescue.

And Major won't be the only canine in the White House. The Bidens also have Champ, another German shepherd.

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