Dog Collar with Medals
1932 - 1933
Dog collar with medals attached.
Awarded to Peggy the dog for bravery. Awarded with a certificate to the bull terrier by the Daily Mirror, V.C. for animals 1932 or 1933. Donated to the Museum in 1941.
Peggy was out walking with her owner when a 12 year old boy fell into the Leeds Liverpool Canal. Peggy jumped in, caught hold of the boys clothing and managed to keep him afloat until help arrived.