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.”.

Sometimes a dog can be better for a patient than hospital

Sometimes a dog can be better for a patient than hospital

Except, in that moment, it is clear that while the medical questions have merit, the most important thing for this patient at this time is to cast them all aside and create a common understanding to make her feel less lonely in her experience.