Biden Dog Commander to Make TV Debut During ‘Puppy Bowl’

The German shepherd will appear with Biden's wife, Jill, in a video message about pet love during Sunday's broadcast of “Puppy Bowl XVIII” on Animal Planet.

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FILE - President Joe Biden, and first lady Jill Biden's new dog Commander, a purebred German shepherd puppy, arrives to meet virtually with service members around the world, Dec. 25, 2021, in the South Court Auditorium on the White House campus in Washington. Commander will make his TV debut on Super Bowl Sunday. The German shepherd and Jill Biden will appear in a commercial airing before the broadcast of “Puppy Bowl XVIII.” (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s puppy Commander will make his TV debut on Super Bowl Sunday. The German shepherd will appear with Biden’s wife, Jill, in a video message about pet love during Sunday’s broadcast of “Puppy Bowl XVIII” on Animal Planet. The first lady’s office tweeted the video Thursday. Both contests will be held on the day before Valentine’s Day, which is Monday. “Hi there. I’m Jill Biden, here at the White House…

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