Before You Judge Commander—or Any Other Dog

From a New York Times guest essay by Alexandra Horowitz headlined “Consider This Before You Judge Commander (or Any Other Dog)”:

Any dog can bite. It is the special misfortune of dogs living in the most famous house in the United States to have their bites widely publicized, amplified and scrutinized. And so when Commander, the German shepherd who lives with President and Jill Biden, began biting, his behavior made headlines.