- Sully was placed with 41st president in late June. He will be honored during several private and public events in Houston and Washington before he is buried in Texas next to his wife, Barbara, and their young daughter Robin, who died in 1953.
In a heartbreaking photo posted to Sully's Instagram account on Sunday, the yellow labrador - who was named after pilot Sully Sullenberger - is seen lying in front of Bush's American flag-draped casket with a forlorn look on his face.
"He added: "A lovely day In Texas - 'ceiling and visibility unlimited, ' Mr. President".
Former president George W. Bush says the dog will go back into service to help veterans at Walter Reed National Military Center.
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Bush first nominated Roberts to an appellate judgeship in 1992, though Congress never acted on the nomination.
Sully accompanied Bush one last time on a flight to Washington D.C. for memorial services.
President Donald Trump designated Wednesday as a national day of mourning, the White House said. W.'s son, former President George W. Bush, and shared by others on social media, has garnered thousands of likes and condoling messages.
According to America's VetDogs.org, the specially-trained service dog was specifically matched to provide support and companionship to the late President Bush in his daily activities.
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Also on display are the customary gingerbread house and the traditional White House tree, which stands at 5.5 meters tall. You can spot other brightly colorful trees in the Vermeil room, where there are trees sparkling with blue and gold.