In 2014, Susie was the winner of the Hero Dog Awards. Here is an excerpt from their website:
"The American Humane Hero Dog Awards® is an annual campaign that recognizes heroes on both ends of the leash. Founded in 1877, American Humane is committed to ensuring the safety, welfare, and well-being of animals. Our leadership programs are first to serve in promoting and nurturing the bonds between animals and humans. You can help make a difference – visit American Humane at www.americanhumane.org today.