All those who lost their lives due to the attacks, including the rescue animals used in the subsequent recovery process.
The memorial includes a garden and sculpture. The sculpture is a life size bronze statue, depicting a German Shepherd rescue dog in full rescue uniform, including protective booties and a vest. The dog is moving down a 8 foot segment of World Trade Center Steel towards a firefighter's helmet. Many of the materials used in the sculpture are recovered from Ground Zero, including the massive 8 foot beam of steel from the World Trade Center. The sculpture is surrounded by trees and flowers, as well as benches.