Sam is the winner of the Team/Dual-purpose Hearing Dog of the Year 2011
The Specsavers Hearing Centres Team/Dual-purpose Hearing Dog of the Year has just been presented to team dog Sam and recipient Lauren Brooks from Lincolnshire.
Sam is the first hearing dog to receive this accolade – an award introduced for the first time at this year’s event.
Sam and Lauren were chosen as winners and presented with their award by TV vet Marc Abraham.
Watch Sam and Lauren’s story:
Runners-up in the category were dual-purpose dog Deena and recipient Angela Perrow from Lincolnshire, and dual-purpose dog Abbey and her recipient Glynnis Hilliard from Northampton.
Watch Deena and Angela's story:
Watch Abbey and Glynnis' story:
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