Again in 2008, Barack Obama promised his daughters they’d get a canine after the election whether or not or not he received or misplaced. Obama stored his promise when his household welcomed a Portuguese water canine they named Bo in 2009. (They went on to undertake one other Portuguese water canine named Sunny in 2013.)
Because it seems, Joe had additionally promised his spouse, Dr. Jill Biden, that if he and Obama made it to the White Home, then they’d additionally undertake a canine. As soon as he was formally VP, the Bidens welcomed their first German shepherd, Champ — who was named by their granddaughters.
Some adoption advocates weren’t joyful that they bought their canine from a breeder in Pennsylvania, although.
“We’re shocked that Sen. Biden selected to buy a canine from a business kennel since he has been a pacesetter on animal-protection points and has championed quite a few essential animal-welfare reforms within the Senate,” Humane Society of america government vice chairman Michael Markarian mentioned, based on The Christian Science Monitor.