Work is Never Done for a Service Dog

Being the fury right hand man to President George H.W. Bush is not the last job for Sully, the service dog. George H.W. Bush’s service dog has been in the spotlight since the passing of the president. Sully’s fame grew after a picture was posted to Sully’s Instagram account in front of President Bush’s casket with a caption that reads, “Mission Complete.” Sully’s trainers told Today that he will be reassigned to a new job.

Sully will be working with wounded veterans at Walter Reed National Military Medical center. This new job is under the United States Navy Sully was appointed to the rank of hospital corpsman second class. At the ceremony, Sully was also outfitted in a military uniform which is a vest representing the medical centers dog team.

Sully was originally assigned to President Bush upon request after the passing of his wife, former first lady Barbra Bush. It was important to President Bush that Sully continued to work with veterans. His new duties will include relieving stress and ensuring the well being of the veterans at the hospital. Sully has captured the hearts of many across the nation, so his new job seems like the perfect fit.