Secret Service dogs back on duty after scuffle with White House fence jumper

Secret Service dogs back on duty after scuffle with White House fence jumper (Image 1)

Two Secret Service dogs that wrestled a man who jumped the White House fence are back at work.

Officials say the Belgian Malinois named Hurricane and Jordan were cleared by a veterinarian to return to duty.

The pair immediately jumped into action when Dominic Adesanya reportedly jumped the fence at the White House Wednesday. 

A video captured him kicking one patrol dog before the second one took him down. Adesanya then wrestled with the dog before he was taken into custody. He was released from the hospital Wednesday and taken into custody.

According to ABC News, he has been charged with two counts of felony assault on a police officer [the dogs], four counts of resisting/unlawful entry, a misdemeanor, and one count of making threats, which is also a felony.

The dogs had minor bruising from the attack, but were not seriously injured.

Meanwhile, Hurricane and Jordan are playing just as hard as they work.

The Secret Service tweeted Thursday that 6-year-old Hurricane enjoys playing with his Kong toy while 5-year-old Jordan likes to walk around the White House.

The Secret Service launched its canine program in 1975. Each canine completes 20 weeks of training before going to work.

*ABC News contributed to this story.

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