Patron (Ukrainian: Патрон; born 2019) is a landmine finder of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine. He is a Jack Russell Terrier. He found bombs in the Chernihiv, Ukraine. He was awarded the Medal for Dedicated Service, in May 2022. He catch out 236 unexploded Russian explosive devices during the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine. He became famous from a video on Facebook.
On 27 May 2022, Patron was awarded the Palm Dog Award for its work at the Cannes Film Festival.
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- ↑ "Ukraine's top canine deminer receives award from Zelensky". CNN. 8 May 2022. Retrieved 10 May 2022.
- ↑ "Ukrainian Mine-Sniffer Wins 'DogManitarian' Award at Cannes Film Festival". Yahoo! News. 2022-05-28. Retrieved 2022-05-30.