JOE Biden has to see a doctor after slipping and twisting his ankle while playing with dog Major, reports say.
The 78-year-old Biden ad reportedly been with his two-year-old rescue dog when the fall happened on Saturday morning.
An MSNBC reporter broke news of the fall on Twitter this afternoon citing a pool report.
"On Saturday Nov. 28, President-elect Biden slipped while playing with his dog Major, and twisted his ankle," the tweet read.
"Out of an abundance of caution, he will be examined this afternoon by an orthopedist."
According to the Delaware Humane society, the former vice president and his wife Dr Jill Biden got to know Major while fostering him.
The animal-loving couple – who also own a German shepherd called Champ, 12 – adopted Major a few months before Biden announced his presidential run.
Major will become the first rescue dog to live at the White House when the Bidens move in.
Donald Trump was the first American president in a century not to bring pets into the Pennsylvania Avenue abode.
Jill had reportedly promised her husband that after the 2008 campaign with Barak Obama they would get a puppy and bought Champ shortly after, reported Politico at the time.
The name had special significance.
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