Sully returns home for the holidays

Elizabeth Howe
December 20, 2018 - 8:31 am

Photo courtesy of Sarah E Marshall


After a busy few weeks late Former President George HW Bush's service dog Sully has returned to his home on Long Island to relax. 

Sully traveled with 41's casket from Texas to D.C. and back — flying in planes and riding in cars and trains to services, ceremonies, and the late president's funeral.

Bush's office contacted America's VetDogs in April of 2018, shortly after HW's wife Barabara passed away. They were looking for a service dog for the former president.

"I immediately knew I had the perfect dog for President Bush," Valerie Cramer, program manager at America's VetDogs said. "Sully had the right personality and temperament for the important job. He is loyal, calm, kind with children. Exactly what the president's team asked for."

Now, Sully will have some well-deserved time off before he starts work at Walter Reed Medical Center in February 2019 — as was the late president's wish.

Photo courtesy of Sarah E Marshall

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