Ukraine.- President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky presented the Medal of Honor to the patron, the dog who has detected and found explosive mines During the Russian invasion.
dog breed jack russell terrier, He is credited with detecting more than 200 explosives. and the prevention of its explosion since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Zelensky presented the award during a press conference With Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Kyiv.
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The dog wagged its tail and caused laughter in the audience. Zelensky said in a statement after the ceremony that he wanted to reward the Ukrainian heroes who are clearing the land of mines.
with those heroes is the dog protectorWhich has helped to neutralize explosives and teach children essential safety rules in areas where there is a risk of mines.
The patron’s owner, Myhello Iliev, also received an award for the Civil Defense Service.
dogs as protectors Because of their enormous ability to detect explosive devices, they have been used in war camps since World War II.
According to The Washington Post, dogs are most effective in places where standard metal detectors are obstructed by debris.
Knowing her story, Patron became a symbol of great patriotism for the citizens of Kyiv, they even made cartoons and toys with her image.
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