A rescue dog named Bear who saved 100 koalas during Australia's Black Summer bushfires has been honoured in the UK for his bravery.
The six-year-old Australian koolie was awarded a special medal by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) at the House of Lords earlier in the week.
Bear and his team appeared via video link to accept his special recognition on Tuesday.
Bear (pictured) a six-year-old Australia koolie has been honoured by the International Fund for Animal Welfare in the UK for his work saving koalas during the 2019-2020 bushfire season.
Bear and his team appeared via video link to accept his Special Recognition award on Tuesday
Bear's handlers said he would be receiving extra pats and play time for his special award
Romane Cristescu, Bear's handler, said she could not be prouder of the former rescue dog, saying he will get lots of extra pats and play time for his award.
'He's been such a good boy in helping us find and rescue a lot of koalas, especially during the bushfires,