Service organization commissions statue of Bush's dog In this Dec. 4, 2018 file photo, Sully, former President George H.W. Bush's service dog, pays his respect to President Bush as he lies in state at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File/Department of Defense)
Service organization commissions statue of Bush's dog
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COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - A charity that trains service dogs for disabled veterans has commissioned a statue of the late George H.W. Bush's service dog for the 41st president's library.

America's VetDogs has commissioned sculptor Susan Bahary to create the bronze statue of Sully for placement in the east wing of the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University.

VetDogs President John Miller says the statue will depict Sully sitting with his leash in his mouth, the "retrieve" task VetDogs trains its dogs to perform and will show Sully wearing his America's VetDogs vest with the Great Seal of the United States on its back.

The yellow Labrador golden retriever assisted the former president for the last six months of his life before Bush's death last November at age 94.

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How would you depict a statue of Sully or another service dog?
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COMMENTS (27)
  • NashaiJ-bad1
    11/04/2019 - 11:06 a.m.

    I would honor sully in a remarkable way i would have a statue of him in a plaque that say sully for president an amazing guide dog of the world or in other way i would represent other service dogs by having a holiday made just for them by giving your dogs treat and grooming them.

  • AB-bad
    11/04/2019 - 11:07 a.m.

    the statue will depict Sully sitting with his leash in his mouth, the "retrieve" task VetDogs trains its dogs to perform and will show Sully wearing his America's VetDogs vest with the Great Seal of the United States on its back.

  • TzarS-bad
    11/04/2019 - 11:08 a.m.

    Showing the dog working showing as it is sitting with its tails wagging around and its leash in its mouth.

  • OhMae-bad
    11/04/2019 - 11:09 a.m.

    How I would depict a statue of Sully or another service dog is by putting the statue of Sully or another service dog where they served at and posting about the service dog on social media.

  • SnayT-bad
    11/04/2019 - 11:09 a.m.

    You could see by the strap on there person. And if you relay wanna see you could ask theme for there verification frome the owner of the dog

  • JanaiS-bad
    11/04/2019 - 11:10 a.m.

    VetDogs makes disabled veterans comfortable or help them keep calm. So if vet dogs were in a situation like if a veteran was trapped a vet dog can sniff and bring another Vet to help them get out.

  • NevaehH-bad
    11/04/2019 - 11:10 a.m.

    I would depict a statue of sully or another service dog because of the vest that the dogs wear.

  • JaD-bad
    11/04/2019 - 11:11 a.m.

    I think another service would be a marine service dog. Because I never seen a marine dog, dog can swim and they have good eye site. They can help the Marine where is danger and where is the enemy is at. I will know if it’s a service dog are by there action and how they look like. Also i can tell where they are from.

  • ChomaL-bad1
    11/04/2019 - 11:11 a.m.

    I wouldn’t because I am scared of dogs in general.

  • RahiN-bad
    11/04/2019 - 11:11 a.m.

    I would depict k9 because they are aka as service dog too.

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