MILFORD - Jeffrey, known as "The Positively Peaceful Pit Bull, who went from being on death's doorstep to being a source of comfort for others, is a candidate to receive a 2022 Hero Dog Award.
The American Humane Hero Dog Awards is an annual competition that aims to recognize "ordinary dogs who do extraordinary things," its website states. Awards are given for seven categories; law enforcement and detection dogs, service dogs, therapy dogs, military dogs, guide/hearing dogs, search and rescue dogs and shelter dogs. Jeffrey is currently a semi-finalist in the shelter dogs category, meaning he's in the top three of dogs people voted for online. Individuals can vote daily until July 22.