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Service dog Figo deserves a medal, owner says

Jun 10, 2015

figobrewsterOn Monday, Stone and Figo were on their way back from their "usual daily walk" into Brewster, headed to their home across from the firehouse on North Main Street. When the pair reached Michael Neuner Drive, "I gave him the command to cross the street," Stone said.


"I said, 'Forward.' And we were in the middle of the street and it happened so quickly, but people said he just jumped at the bus," Stone said. ... 


Pastor Jennifer Boyd was visiting Stone's hospital room Tuesday, and fielding calls from well-wishers and the national media. Boyd said Stone is a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and so is Figo, who goes up at communion time but does not take Communion.


Read the full article from Lohud here.