A police dog, also known as a "K-9" is a dog that is specifically trained to assist police and other law-enforcement personnel in their work. Their duties include searching for drugs and explosives, searching for lost people, chasing criminals, looking for crime scene evidence, and most importantly, protecting their fellow officers (these dogs are amazing). The German Shepherd is the most commonly used breed for a K-9.
Meet hero police dog...7-year-old Bruno, who was shot in the line of duty and severely wounded. After being shot point blank in the face, this 6-year-old vet pushed through the pain to return to the side of his fellow officer (RJ Young) to make sure he was okay. via Good Morning America
Now, that's what I call a hero. He truly exemplified the meaning of "MAN'S BEST FREIND". Click "NEXT PAGE" to read more of this story... [VIDEO]