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.
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.
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.
By Kimberly Porter, PetMD.comA 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 first […]