Patron (dog)

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Patron (Ukrainian: Патрон; born 2019) is a detection dog 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,[1] 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.[2]

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  1. "Ukraine's top canine deminer receives award from Zelensky". CNN. 8 May 2022. Retrieved 10 May 2022.
  2. "Ukrainian Mine-Sniffer Wins 'DogManitarian' Award at Cannes Film Festival". Yahoo! News. 2022-05-28. Retrieved 2022-05-30.