A Meridian family has a lot to be thankful for tonight. If it wasn't for one of there own this story would have been completely different. 

Jaxon the PUG is being hailed as a HERO. His bark was the reason that the lives of his human family members woke up this morning. The City of Meridian honored Jaxon with the Hometown Hero Award last night. He is the first animal to ever receive the award. His owners had the quote of the night. "Dalmatians get all the glory, but maybe pugs do all the work," Read the full story HERE.