UPDATE: BELOIT (WIFR) – One of the Stateline’s very own arson dogs has been praised for the second year in a row by the American Humane Society.
The Beloit Fire Department’s arson dog Glory has been awarded the title of National Arson Dog of the Year. Glory earned $2,500 to the project Paws Alive. Glory is a 3-year-old yellow lab who is trained to identify evidence after a fire.
Glory will also visit Washington D.C. with Lieutenant Keith Lynn who will speak to Congress about laws that protect military dogs.
BELOIT (WIFR) -- An arson dog from the Beloit Fire Department has been voted arson dog of the year earning its charity, Project Paws Alive, $2,500.
Glory now moves into the final round of voting. If she's crowned American Hero Dog the charity will win an additional $5,000.
Voting runs July 6 until September 7.