U.S. President Joe Biden and First Woman Jill Biden on Saturday introduced the passing of their German Shepherd Champ, who they referred to as a “fixed, cherished companion” for 13 years.
“In our most joyful moments and in our most grief-stricken days, he was there with us, delicate to our each unstated feeling and emotion. We love our candy, good boy and can miss him at all times,” the Bidens mentioned in an announcement.
Champ was one among two German Shepherds dwelling on the White Home with the president and first woman.
He lived alongside Main, who the Bidens adopted in November 2018 and have become the primary rescue canine to reside within the White Home. Main needed to be briefly faraway from the premises after two incidents of nipping workers on White Home grounds.
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The arrival of Champ and Main marked the return of pets to the White Home after a four-year hiatus beneath former President Donald Trump, who was the primary president since Andrew Johnson within the 1860s to not share the presidential digs with a canine or a cat.
Champ lived with the Bidens when the present president served as vp beneath Barack Obama, and spent his days, “chasing golf balls on the entrance garden of the Naval Observatory.”