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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.