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Presidential Service Dog Sully Returns To Long Island

LONG ISLAND, New York (CBSDFW.COM) - Sully the service dog is moving on to his next assignment, first to New York, then on to Maryland.

The yellow lab stood by Former President George H.W. Bush's side while living in Houston, until the 41st President's death on November 30.

Sully, the yellow Labrador retriever service dog
Sully, the yellow Labrador retriever service dog of former President George H.W. Bush walks thorugh Joint Base Andrews after the arrival of U.S. Air Force 747, being called 'Special Mission 41' carrying the casket of the remains of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush before heading to the U.S Capitol on December 3, 2018 in Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. A state funeral for former U.S. President Bush will be held in Washington over the next three days, beginning with him lying in state in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol until Wednesday morning. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Wednesday, Sully arrived back in Long Island where he'll receive additional training by America's Vet Dogs.

He'll stay there for the holidays before joining Walter Reed Medical Center where he will work with U.S. military veterans.

Sully is named after Captain Chelsey "Sully" Sullenberger, the pilot who successfully landed a plane in the Hudson River back in 2009.


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