or devotion to duty
while serving in military conflict.
The PDSA Dickin Medal is recognised as the animals’ Victoria Cross.
The medal was awarded 54 times during the Second World War, to:
and 1 cat
awarded the Dickin Medal in 1945
for locating air raid victims of The Blitz
2000 - Gander, a Newfoundland who saved infantrymen during the Battle of Lye Mun.
Sept 11 - two Guide dogs, Salty and Roselle, who led their blind humans to safety and Search-and -Rescue dog, Apollo.
of the U.S. State Department and the Museum of the City of New York
of the World Trade Center attacks. Photographer: Joel Meyerowitz.