Bright Side: Local shelter dog finalist in national Hero Dog Awards

By WEEK Producer

July 8, 2014 Updated Jul 8, 2014 at 8:33 PM CDT

A former McLean County shelter dog is a finalist in a national competition.

Kai is competing against eight other dogs in the American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards.
 
She is a certified Arson Dog.
 
Sponsored by State Farm, Kai and her handler will represent the Arson Dog category at the Hero Dog Awards gala at The Beverly Hilton hotel on Sept. 27.