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AKC Paw of Courage

AKC Paw of Courage

2016 Paw of Courage medal.

The AKC Paw of Courage is an award to show appreciation for the work that dogs do in the service of humankind.  This award recognizes dogs who serve their communities, making great impacts in the lives of their human counterparts. Paw of Courage awards can be presented to Police K-9s, Military Working Dogs,  Therapy Dogs, Service Dogs and other canines that work to make the lives of the people around them safer, easier or just simply happier.

See the left navigation to read about past Paw of Courage award recipients, or nominate a dog for this award below.

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