Being a dog is hard work.
Today's dog hero of the month is Sabi the Black Lab. Sabi is a service dog from Australia serving the NATO forces in Afghanistan. She does the very dangerous job of sniffing out bombs.
Sabi narrowly escaped from a Taliban ambush, and then spent the next 14 months lost in the desert.
Desert life is especially tough when your fur is black.
Sabi deserves a full twenty-one bark salute and a big tail wag for her heroism.