*especially dead ones
two barks for no
okay you're in
Actually do the bell ribbons off lindt bunnies count?
was there a ceremony?
Had a dozen coaches of visitors/well wishers come down. Couple of international delegates. Dog from next door made an appearance at some point.
where animals were braver, or were sentient enough to appreciate the honour bestowed upon them, but in 2014 that is no longer the case?
I am also in favour of BOMBDOGS.
As if he cares about being a knight, he's a fucking king!
who was keeping the kid alive?
it was Mr something
One of the all time greats.
I have the Metro article bookmarked to cheer myself up every now and again, right next to that BBC news bit on the dog driving school:
LOOK AT THE DRIVING DOGS!
Fair enough, pretty decent sort. Still, he doesn't want a fucking medal does he. Just give him some scooby snacks (assuming they're a real thing) or something. No need to get the queen involved (assuming she personally sanctions all medals [for humans and non-humans]).
Mr Gibbs is just the best
BUT I'm reserving the right to consider whoever initially came up with the idea to be a soft-headed twat
as for medals....meh. They should all be given memorials in prime real estate areas in London
nah I don't really have a problem with it, particularly if part of the animals job is essentially saving people's lives.
Also something vaguely philosophical about us all being animals.
What good would ham be to a dead labrador?????
and he gets a medal every time he does it, so why not them?
I’m going full moker and suggesting that horse was probably more intelligent, considerably braver and yet also looked less like a horse than whichever royal usually gives these medals out.