The Hero Dogs of 9/11


Written by: Phil Monahan

More than 300 specially trained search-and-rescue dogs were deployed at Ground Zero .
Photo via today.com

There’s a great story on Today.com about some of the canine heroes of 9/11, and it focuses on the remarkable experiences of Genelle Guzman-McMillan, who was the last person rescued from the rubble:

There were more than 300 specially trained search-and-rescue dogs at Ground Zero in the days following the 9/11 terrorist attacks. They helped find survivors in the rubble and, later, found trinkets like jewelry that could be returned to victims’ families. Still more canines served as therapy dogs, helping survivors and first responders cope with their emotional trauma.

Click here for the full story.

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