Military working dog Kuno has been awarded the equivalent of the Victoria Cross for his bravery in service. The socially distanced ceremony took place on 24th of November when Kuno received the PDSA Dickin Medal.
During his second tour of duty as a Canine Protection and Detection dog, MWD Kuno faced dangers and struggles but still carried on with his duty even in the face of gunfire. Read about his incredible story here: Kuno
Kuno sustained dreadful injuries and had to endure amputation of his left paw and months of rehabilitation.
Retired from service Kuno is now with his loving family.
The PDSA Dickin Medal was established in 1943 by PDSA’s founder Maria Dickin CBE. It acknowledges outstanding acts of bravery or devotion to duty displayed by animals serving with the Armed Forces or Civil Defence units in any theatre of war throughout the world.