Military search dog to receive animals' Victoria Cross
A History and Honour news article
8 Feb 10
Treo, an eight-year-old black Labrador, is to be honoured for his heroic actions as an arms and explosives search dog in Afghanistan by veterinary charity PDSA.
The People's Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA) Dickin Medal will be presented to Treo for his gallant exploits in Afghanistan in 2008.
The medal is the highest award any animal can receive in recognition of conspicuous gallantry or devotion to duty while serving in military conflict.
Treo's medal will be the first PDSA Dickin Medal to be presented since 2007.
According to the Army, Treo's actions saved other soldiers and innocent civilians from death and serious injury....
Go read the details of what Treo did to gain this recognition, here.
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