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Pet360: Canine Monument is Top Dog in D.C.

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In our monument-manic nation's capital, there are shrines honoring Lincoln, Jefferson, Washington and other historical bigwigs.

But statue-wise, Sadie the fire-investigating canine is top dog, at least according to the Washington Post's "Monument Madness" tournament.

A bronze statue of the Lab and her firefighter handler, honoring the work of accelerant detection canine teams (commonly known as arson dogs and their handlers), bested 31 other monuments in the tournament, which includes a five-round bracket modeled after college basketball's March Madness.




National Fire Dog Monument, Honoring America's Heroic Arson Dogs And Their Handlers,Voted Most Popular National Monument

News Release | 04.02.14

America has spoken, and one of the newest monuments in the nation’s capital has been voted its most popular. After a hard-fought final round, the National Fire Dog Monument took home top honors in the Washington Post’s “Monument Madness” tournament, besting some of the most worthy and famous contenders.

American Humane Association Applauds, Encourages U.S. Olympians Bringing Mutts, As Well As Medals, Home

News Release | 02.24.14

American Humane Association is giving applause and encouragement to the heroic U.S. athletes who are bringing home mutts, as well as medals, from the 2014 Olympic Games.


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