Hero pug receives special award after saving family from fire
Not all heroes wear capes. Some are furry and snort a lot.
This week, a pug was awarded the city of Idaho’s ‘Hometown Hero’ award.
Jaxson, the 11-year-old pug from Meridian, Idaho, was honoured at a special presentation on Tuesday evening.
He’s the first pet to receive the award, after saving his family (including his pug brother) from an electrical fire.
The award recognises ‘outstanding bravery’ and ‘heroic values of courage, compassion, character, initiative and responsibility.’
On August 29, Jaxson noticed sparks coming from a plug extension – the sparks quickly turned to flames.
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