• Retired Scent Detection Dog Receives Highest Military Award For Work In Afghanistan

    6 monthes ago - By iHeart Dogs

    A German Shorthaired Pointer dog named Hertz just received the highest recognition that any animal can receive in military combat. In a ceremony in London on February 22, 2022, Hertz was awarded the PDSA Dickin Medal, which is recognized worldwide as “the animal's Victoria Cross.”
    Hertz's bravery and particular set of skills saved lives. This hero dog shows just how valuable a dog's incredible nose is, and that working dogs make great companions too.
    The Incredible Work That Earned Hertz His Medal
    For his “bravery and devotion to duty,” Hertz became the 74 th animal to receive the...
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