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Those who love their pets tend to enjoy all animals. Our animal owners are no different. Check in on News-Herald staffers Robin Palmer and Cheryl Sadler as they share their own animal tales and announce upcoming events in Lake and Geauga counties.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

No medal for Brutus

An old-new rumor making the rounds is of a supposed large mixed breed military service dog saving several military personnel in Iraq and subsequently winning the Medal of Honor (Note, officially it is NOT called "The Congressional Medal of Honor").

Thing is, the story is totally bogus. No dog has ever - nor won't ever - earn the nation's highest military honor.

For details about this sham visit

- Jeffrey L. Frischkorn


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