How many of you received this picture by e-mail, with an accompanying story about how Brutus won the Congressional Medal of Honor from his heroic activities in Iraq? I have received it several times, and almost posted it, but decided to check it out on Snopes.com first.
According to Snopes, the dog pictured above is Spike, a retired police dog from Scottsdale, Arizona. Spike is a Belgian Malinois, not a Boxer/Bull Mastiff mix, as the e-mail asserts.
If you want to check it out yourself, click here.
And don’t believe everything you read on the Internet!
Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!