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American politics is made up of acronyms - we've seen POTUS, FLOTUS, even SCOTUS.
Now, get ready for DOTUS - as President-Elect Joe Biden's pet pooches, Major and Champ, have an official Twitter account of their own.
Biden set up the social media profile with wife, Dr. Jill Biden, for their two German Shepherds - who can now be found tweeting from the handle @First_Dogs_USA.
:feet: Hello America! Hello world! It's us, Champ and Major. We are the Bidens' family puppers and First Dogs Elect(s) of USA. We want to thank you all for your suppawrt by sharing our pawsidential adventures here! Woof! Woof! :dog::flag_us::dog2: pic.twitter.com/J46aiXKVFW- Champ & Major Biden :flag_us: (@First_Dogs_USA) November 8, 2020
The bio for the political pups reads: "We are the First Dogs of the USA, Champ and Major Biden. You can call us #DOTUS.
"We love nom noms, snuggles and we can't wait to explore the White House!"
And the clever boys have already started gaining a following on social media, racking up an impressive 106,700 followers in less than 24 hours.
:feet: We can't wait until Inpawguration Day! Especially Major, because he hasn't been to the White House yet. So It's going to be my respawnsibility to show him around, as I know all the best spots and where to get treats from. Woof! #DOTUS #FirstDogs pic.twitter.com/7S66ehwEZX- Champ & Major Biden :flag_us: (@First_Dogs_USA) November 9, 2020
The dogs (or rather, whoever is running the Twitter page for them) are no stranger to adding a few cheesy puns and silly selfies, with one tweet reading: "We can't wait until Inpawguration Day! Especially Major, because he hasn't been to the White House yet. So It's going to be my respawnsibility to show him around, as I know all the best spots and where to get treats from. Woof!"
The White House has been unfortunately dog-free since Donald Trump won the presidential election in 2016.
Former head of state Barack Obama had two Portuguese water dogs, named Sunny and Bo, when he was in office.
And President-Elect Biden is marking a first with his darling doggos, with younger pup Major being the first rescue dog ever to move into the White House when Biden is inaugurated in January next year.
Champ has been a part of the Biden tribe since 2008, while Major joined the family in 2018.
The Biden's decided to foster Major after being introduced to him as part of a litter of puppies by their daughter, and originally only pledged to give him a temporary home.
But it wasn't long before the doggo became a firm member of the family, and little Major was given a home for life.
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