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9/11 K9 Passes Away

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Obit 9/11 Search Dog

Bretagne the last surviving search and rescue dog from 9/11 is walked by her handler Denise Corliss past a flank of members of the Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department, as she was brought into the Fairfield Animal Hospital, Monday, June 6, 2016, in Cypress, Texas to be euthanized. (Karen Warren/Houston Chronicle via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

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Obit 9/11 Search Dog

Denise Corliss, handler for Bretagne, the last surviving search and rescue dog from 9/11, wipes tears as Bretagne's body was loaded into Texas Task Force 1 vehicle, as members of the Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department salute, after Bretagne was brought into the Fairfield Animal Hospital, Monday, June 6, 2016, in Cypress, Texas, to be euthanized. (Karen Warren/Houston Chronicle via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

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Obit 9/11 Search Dog

This Sept. 11, 2002, photo shows, K9 Search Specialist Denise Corliss and her search dog Bretagne in Houston, Texas. Bretagne the last known living 9/11 search dog has died in a Houston suburb at age 16. Bretagne was 2 years old when she and her handler, Corliss, were part of the Texas Task Force 1 sent to the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan after the terrorist attack brought down the buildings on Sept. 11, 2001. (D Fahleson/Houston Chronicle via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT