Heroic Dog That Took Out Al-Qaeda Sniper Awarded Animal Victoria Cross Medal

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Now, this is what we call heroism. Read on to learn about this heroic doggo…

And his story has been tugging on everyone’s heartstrings.

And comments about the news soon came pouring in.

The doggo has been given the animals Victoria Cross after tackling Al-Qaeda insurgents last year.

His efforts resulted in a sucessful mission.

And had to be given life-saving treatment by his handler and medics in the back of a helicopter.

Eventually, he was stable enough to be flown back to the U.K.

Now in retirement, Kuno is said to be thriving and has become the first UK military working dog to be given prosthetic limbs.

Making him the 72nd animal to receive the award, joining a line-up of brave dogs, horses, and even pigeons.

“Kuno is a true hero. His actions that day undoubtedly changed the course of a vital mission, saving multiple lives in the process. And despite serious, life-changing injuries, he performed his duty without faltering. “For this bravery and devotion to duty, we are honored to welcome him as the latest recipient of the PDSA Dickin Medal.”

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