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PDSA Dickin Medal: Extraordinary Animals in Action

  • Date: 1st February 2020 - 19th April 2020 (Every day)
  • Location: The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery  Bethesda Street, City Centre, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST1 3DW 
  • Cost: Free

The PDSA Dickin Medal is awarded to animals who have shown life-saving bravery in military conflict.

Known worldwide as the animals’ Victoria Cross, it is the highest honour an animal can receive.

Come and learn about the 72 incredible animal heroes who displayed outstanding devotion and heroism, from the messenger pigeons of World War II to the military working dogs who served in Iraq and Afghanistan and even a very clever Royal Navy Ship’s cat. 

Potteries Museum and Art Gallery website

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