In one of the most tragic days in the history of this country, we would like to take a moment to tip our hats not only to the human members of our amazing country who lost their lives and were greatly impacted by such tragedy, but we would also like to give a nod of recognition to the incredible rescue dogs involved with that day in history.
Please take a moment of silence to appreciate our canine friends involved in the rescue efforts of 9/11.
Moxie, 13, from Winthrop, Massachusetts, arrived with her handler, Mark Aliberti, at the World Trade Center on the evening of September 11 and searched the site for eight days
Tara, 16, from Ipswich, Massachusetts, arrived at the World Trade Center on the night of the 11th. The dog and her handler Lee Prentiss were there for eight days
Kaiser, 12, pictured at home in Indianapolis, Indiana, was deployed to the World Trade Center on September 11 and searched tirelessly for people in the rubble
Bretagne and his owner Denise Corliss from Cypress, Texas, arrived at the site in New York on September 17, remaining there for ten days
Guinness, 15, from Highland, California, started work at the site with Sheila McKee on the morning of September 13 and was deployed at the site for 11 days
Merlyn and his handler Matt Claussen were deployed to Ground Zero on September 24, working the night shift for five days
Red, 11, from Annapolis, Maryland, went with Heather Roche to the Pentagon from September 16 until the 27 as part of the Bay Area Recovery Canines
Abigail was deployed on the evening of September 17, searching for 10 days
Tuff arrived in New York at 11:00 pm on the day of attack to start working early the next day
Handler Julie Noyes and Hoke were deployed to the World Trade Center from their home in Denver on September 24 and searched for five days