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Last Updated: Tuesday February 06 2007 17:10 GMT

In pictures: Sadie the hero dog gets a medal

Sadie

Sadie the Labrador was awarded the Dickin Medal - the highest award for bravery a dog can get. Here's Sadie and her handler Karen Yardley.

Sadie looks pretty happy with her medal! But we wonder if she would've preferred a nice juicy bone??

Sadie looks pretty happy with her medal! But we wonder if she would've preferred a nice juicy bone??

Sadie worked as a war dog - sniffing out bombs in places like Afghanistan..

Sadie worked as a war dog - sniffing out bombs in places like Afghanistan..

Sadie the hero dog

Here's Sadie going through her paces.

Sadie the hero dog

Her best find was a pressure cooker packed with explosives.

Sadie the hero dog

The bomb had been hidden in an Army base, and could have hurt lots of people.

Sadie the hero dog

Sadie's back in Britain now, living safely with Karen's family.



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