Tribute to Buster, the hero dog that saved hundreds of lives

Buster was a true hero. This English Springer has been part of the British Army for years. Deployed in Afghanistan, Bosnia and Iraq, the explosive sniffer dog has saved hundreds of lives during his career .

At the age of 13, 'animal became the mascot of the police of the RAF (Royal Air Force) died last week, reads in a statement released Friday.

The dog hero died with his master

"Buster died at Will Barrow, in Lincolnshire, where he took advantage of his retirement with his master Will, and two canine companions, writes the RAF.
Buster had taken just over two years his retirement. His master, Sergeant Will Barrow, had a special relationship with him that he dedicated to him a book that appeared at the beginning of the year, Buster, The Dog Who Saved a Lives ( ) (Buster, the dog that has saved hundreds of lives). He tells how Buster 's presence and dedication were good for him when he was on a mission .

saved my life every day "

" I missed my home and my wife, but when he landed on my chest I put my arms around him, I needed to talk about hard days at work, and Buster was whoever listened "he confides in his book. "We made the pact to take care of each other, and Buster respected our commitment, saved my life every day we had together, I owe him so much. I could not never return the favor even if he lived forever "

A ceremony will be organized by the police of the RAF to to pay a last tribute to this dog hero but also to all the other dogs that like him serve Great Britain and save many lives.