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9/11's canine heroes: A slideshow
Hundreds of search-and-rescue dogs were among the early responders to the attacks, working with their handlers to sniff out survivors and bodies in the World Trade Center rubble
9/11 rescue worker and his dog, Thunder FEMA/Getty Images
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mong the approximately 11,000 responders to the 9/11 attacks, some 300 were dogs. As America commemorates the tragedy on Sunday, one ceremony will honor these unsung rescue workers. The Tails of Hope Foundation has organized a Recognition Ceremony to honor the search-and-rescue, therapy, and security dog teams that worked in the rubble of the 9/11 attack, offering support and searching for survivors and bodies. Here, a look at some of these canine heroes.

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