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Law firm's fan account for presidential pets is 'out of the Twitter doghouse'

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A law firm’s Twitter fan page for President Joe Biden’s pets is “out of the Twitter doghouse” after a pun-filled letter was dispatched to the social media company’s general counsel.

Above the Law has the story on the letter, said to be written by a labrador retriever named Gipper at the law firm Clare Locke. Twitter had banned the fan account as an improper impersonation account, even though its Twitter bio made clear it is not “pawfficially affiliated with the #WhiteHouse,” the blog reports.

The Twitter account is @TheOvalPawffice. It celebrates Biden’s dogs Champ and Major and his cat, Winston.

The letter confesses that Gipper isn’t a lawyer, but he might as well have his “juris dog-tor degree.”

And there are more puns: “Doggone it … I’ve got a bone to pick with you!” says the letter, signed with a paw print. “Let me tell you, Twitter’s ruff and re-pug-nant treatment of my clients is wholly improper. Please call off the dogs.”

Footnotes in the letter say the suspension could be due to a Newsmax host who used a tweeted image from the account “to hound President Biden.” The letter also notes that an unrelated account is spoofing @TheOvalPawffice.

The letter points out that @TheOvalPawffice has “created a lot of pawsitivity” by helping dogs and cats in kill shelters find “fur-ever homes” and by raising money for charity.

On Friday, the Twitter account was back online. “We wouldn’t be here without #Gipper’s pro bone-o help,” a tweet says. “This letter got us out of the Twitter doghouse.”

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