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DickIn Medal for military dog wounded in action

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A retired military dog has been awarded the PDSA Dickin Medal – described as ‘the animal Victoria Cross’ – for his actions under fire while tackling Al Qaeda insurgents in Afghanistan. Three-year-old Belgian shepherd malinois Kuno was shot in both back legs as he tackled a gunman involved in an attack on UK and host nation forces. Kuno’s action changed …

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