What we’ve learned from the four-legged heroes of 9/11
In the wake of September 11, 2001, humans and dogs alike assisted in rescue efforts; here’s what we learned from our four-legged friends from the tragedy.
9/11, search and rescue, and shelter dogs as heroes
After the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, hundreds of rescue dogs helped at the rubble of Ground Zero; 13 of those animals were taken from shelters and trained.
9/11 rescue dog receives stem cell therapy
A former rescue dog named Red receives stem cell therapy for her arthritis pain; the dog, a black Lab, helped sniff-out bodies buried in the rubble at Ground Zero after 9/11.
Dog who saved owner’s life on 9/11 honored with award
By Kimberly Porter, PetMD.com A guide dog named Roselle won the top honor at the inaugural American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards on October 1st. Roselle, whose owner Michael Hingson is blind, guided him down 78 flights of stairs, away from the building and through the city to the house of a friend after the […]