Hero bus driver gets award for rescuing guide dog

A bus driver who rescued a guide dog which was being mauled by a bull terrier on his bus is to receive a special award for bravery. Richard Moon, came to the aid of Mick the black labrador, after he heard a commotion on the bus in Huddersfield.

Brave bus driver honoured for rescuing guide dog

Now to the bravery of a bus driver who stepped in to save a guide dog from being savaged by another animal.

Richard Moon's courage was caught on the CCTV camera onboard the single decker in Huddersfield. Today the driver, Mick the guide dog, and his owner were reunited to raise awareness of the increasing number of attacks on guide dogs as Claire Ashforth reports.

Captured on camera: the moment a bus driver saves guide dog from savage attack

CCTV footage has been released showing the savage attack which left a bus driver fighting to save a guide dog. Richard Moon, heard a commotion on the bus in Huddersfield when he had stopped to let people off. He saw the black labrador being mauled by a bull terrier and quickly intervened.

Today his actions will be officially recognised when he is presented with a special bravery award.

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Hero bus driver to receive bravery award for rescuing guide dog

A bus driver is to receive a special bravery award after he rescued a guide dog which was being attacked by a bull terrier on his bus. It happened on the 306 service in Huddersfield on Newsome Road.

Richard Moon became aware of a commotion on the bus when he had stopped to let some passengers off. He left his cab and went to the aid of the guide dog and its owner. David Quarmby, who owns guide dog Mick, thanked Richard in person today for coming to his rescue.