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After Saving Hundreds of Lives, 'Mine-sniffing' Dog Receives Medal of Honour in Ukraine


 

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(India TimesA mine-sniffing floof has been awarded the medal of honour by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. The cutest furry buddy named Patron is a pint-sized Jack Russel terrier and has been recognised for detecting more than 200 explosives during Russia's invasion of Ukraine. 

Patron is now recognised as a symbol of patriotism and has been honoured for his bravery by President Zelenskyy at a news conference in Kyiv with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. 

The four-legged creature wagged his tail in excitement as he made his way up to the President to collect his medal. 

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Published: Monday, May 9, 2022

Last Updated: Monday, May 9, 2022

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