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Biden dog Major to get ‘off-site’ training after incidents

President Biden’s dog Major will receive “private training” away from the White House after a series of biting incidents.

The 3-year-old German shepherd “will undergo some additional training to help him adjust to life in the White House,” Michael LaRosa, press secretary for first lady Jill Biden, told ITK in a statement on Monday.

“The off-site, private training will take place in the Washington, D.C. area, and it is expected to last a few weeks,” LaRosa said.

The extra four-legged schooling sessions for the Bidens’ younger dog — believed to be the first shelter rescue animal to live at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. — comes after a pair of headline-making incidents involving the canine.

Last month, the White House told CNN that Major “nipped someone on a walk” while on the South Lawn. That incident came just weeks after another biting report involving the dog, in which a White House staff member sustained minor injuries.

Major, along with the Bidens’ other dog, Champ, returned to the White House last month after a short stay at the first family’s Delaware home. Major received additional training while in Delaware.

The commander in chief has defended his dog, calling Major a “sweet” animal simply adjusting to life in the White House alongside Secret Service details.

“You turn a corner, and there’s two people you don’t know at all,” Biden said in a TV interview last month. “And he moves to protect.”

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