COLLEGE STATION, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – A program that trains and places service dogs with disabled military 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 Bush Presidential Library at Texas A&M University.READ MORE: For Sale: Dallas Mansion With No Bedrooms For Nearly $1 Million
Program President John Miller says the artwork will depict Sully sitting with his leash in his mouth, the “retrieve” task VetDogs trains its dogs to perform.READ MORE: Dallas Officer On Administrative Leave During Investigation Into Possible Excessive Use Of Force
It will show Sully wearing his America’s VetDogs vest with the Great Seal of the United States on its back.
The golden retriever assisted the former president for the last six months of his life before Bush’s death last November at age 94.MORE NEWS: Kaufman County Sheriff's Office Reviewing Video Of Controversial Arrest Of 2 Women