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The 9/11 rescue dogs: Portraits of the last surviving animals who scoured Ground Zero one decade on

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posted on Sep, 4 2011 @ 11:19 PM
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The 9/11 rescue dogs: Portraits of the last surviving animals who scoured Ground Zero one decade on




During the chaos of the 9/11 attacks, where almost 3,000 people died, nearly 100 loyal search and rescue dogs and their brave owners scoured Ground Zero for survivors. Now, ten years on, just 12 of these heroic canines survive, and they have been commemorated in a touching series titled 'Retrieved' for a book to sing their praises.




'I felt this was a turning point, especially for the dogs, who although are not forgotten, are not as prominent as the human stories involved,' explained Charlotte, who splits her time between New York and Amsterdam. 'They speak to us as a different species and animals are greatly important for our sense of empathy and to put things into perspective.'


In tribute to our canine friends who helped out in rescue. The article shows pictures and talks of the help these rescue dogs provided.

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