Last 9/11 search dog's legacy lives on in rescue work — and in a furry kid sister

Last 9/11 search dog's legacy lives on in rescue work — and in a furry kid sister

Even though she died in 2016 , the golden retriever remains one of the most recognizable symbols of the arduous search and rescue work done by dogs and their human handlers at disaster sites all over the world.Denise Corliss is pictured with her search dog Bretagne at ground zero in New York City in September 2001.

Remembering the incredible story of hero dogs on 9/11

Remembering the incredible story of hero dogs on 9/11

A number of the rescue dogs went on to be deployed in other disaster zonesWhile many remember the heroic efforts of rescue workers who rushed to save lives as the World Trade Centre collapsed on September 11, 2001, the stories of hundreds of dogs who helped people are not as well known.

See Last Surviving 9/11 Search Dog Have Best Birthday Ever!

See Last Surviving 9/11 Search Dog Have Best Birthday Ever!

A special day for a special dog With her name in lights, Bretagne and her guardian, Denise Corliss, were stylishly led around the city for her special day. Read more amazingly heroic stories here >> National Disaster Preparedness Month These are the dogs we rely on when disasters strike.