Saturday, February 20, 2021

Springer Spaniel Max: Order of Merit Award

Environmental & Science Education, STEM, Health, Medicines

Ed Hessler

A British pooch, a therapy dog named Max is the first pet to be given the People's Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA) Order of Merit. Previously it has been awarded only to search and rescue animals. The charity refers to the award the "animal OBE." The PDSA Order of Merit was created in  in 2014 and since then 32 dogs and horses have been recognized for their work.

The 13 year old Max is featured in a short BBC Film (2m 19s) and story.

Max is a charmer and a comforting support to many..

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