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: Denton High School Pep Rally Canceled Due To 'Unsubstantiated Threat' On Social Media
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: Duncanville ISD Going Door-To-Door To Encourage High School Seniors Back To Class
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: After Canceling In 2020, Addison Oktoberfest Is Back With Thousands Expected This Weekend