Max the Miracle Dog is first pet to receive 'animal OBE'

Max the Miracle Dog is first pet to receive 'animal OBE'

Thirteen-year-old therapy dog Max, who is joined daily on his Lake District walks and swims by thousands via Facebook Live, has been awarded the PDSA order of merit, which recognises animals that “display outstanding devotion to their owner or wider society, above and beyond companionship.”.

'Max rescued me!' Owner gives emotional interview on how miracle support dog saved him

'Max rescued me!' Owner gives emotional interview on how miracle support dog saved him

MAX the dog is receiving the animal equivalent of an OBE after his owner, Kerry Irving, revealed his furry friend saved him from depression.(Image: Facebook/Max Out In The Lake District) Max’s owner Kerry Irving says his dog gave him a “reason to live”.

Dog tied to lamppost and left for dead has dream life in Lake District

Dog tied to lamppost and left for dead has dream life in Lake District

Cher was abandoned and left for dead three years ago (Picture: Hayley Leece / SWNS)A dog who was left for dead in Cyprus is now living a dream life swimming in lakes, running in hills, and playing in waterfalls in the Lake District.