Remembering the incredible story of hero dogs on 9/11

While many remember the heroic efforts of rescue workers who rushed to save lives as the World Trade Centre collapsed on September 11, 2001, the stories of hundreds of dogs who helped people are not as well known. From rescue dogs finding survivors, to people being saved in the burning building by guide dogs, as well as finding items of jewellery that could be reunited with victims’ families, thousands had their lives changed by a man’s best friend. Today we remember their legacy and how many went on to be deployed to other disaster zones, as reported by the Dogington Post. Apollo Apollo rushed to the scene of the attacks, along with his handler, Peter Davis and was the first search and rescue dog to arrive at the site. The German shepherd nearly lost his life to flames and falling debris, but he managed to survive after falling into a pool of water, and continued working

 

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