Humphrey Bogart presents a silver dog statuette to Skippy, a terrier, on March Skippy appeared in many films, with the stage name Asta, and won a popularity poll. Bogart originated the idea of the canine award.
Awaiting evacuation, a young refugee hangs onto his dog’s leash in Vast numbers of pets were, not surprisingly, separated from their families during the war, while breeding programs and animal shelters were often shuttered or cast into disarray.
Beauty, a wire haired fox terrier, was part of a special squad to locate and rescue trapped animals despite never being trained for a wartime role. She rescued 63 animals overall. Beauty was truly a HERO!