Frida the rescue dog meets statue of herself

PUEBLA, Mexico — Frida, the rescue dog who captured nationwide celebrity after she helped search for survivors in the rubble of Mexico’s 7.1-magnitude earthquake last September, now has her very own statue — and the two got acquainted Friday.

The statue in Puebla, Mexico honors Frida’s efforts during the search and rescue effort that followed the deadly quake. Officials say the she helped save more than 50 lives.