Denise Rizzuto and Erika Rizzuto. Photo provided
The nation’s top dogs and human heroes gathered for a gala luncheon to honor America’s most courageous canines. Seven such animals were celebrated for their extraordinary accomplishments in categories including Military Hero Dog, Law Enforcement Hero Dog and Therapy Hero Dog. Philanthropist Lois Pope, children’s author Loretta Neff and veterinarian Terry Morris were recognized as well.