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Bush Service Dog to Travel with Presidential Casket

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A service dog that assisted President George H.W. Bush will fly with the presidential casket, CNN reports.

Sully H.W. Bush, a yellow labrador will accompany the president’s body from Houston to Washington. The former president, who died Friday, will be buried in Houston.

Bush spokesman Jim McGrath posted a photo to Instagram of the dog lying in front of Bush’s flag-draped casket. The caption read: “Mission complete. .”

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Sully is able to perform a wide variety of tasks — two pages worth, according to CNN. They include “answering the phone and fetching items,” the news outlet reports.

Sully came from a nonprofit organization called America’s VetDogs, which trained him. His next stop is Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

Read more at CNN

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