A special retirement ceremony was held for Tibet, a courthouse facility dog. She served the Tampa Bay area for eight years, as part of Voices for Children.
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After a fire broke out in front of a neighborhood home, a stray dog warned the family inside. Now, he’s reunited with his own family thanks to his efforts.
Ollie, a six-year-old Goldendoodle, is helping youngsters at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego get through their COVID-19 vaccinations.
According to a report, a hiker’s dog located the remains of a man who went missing from a hiking trail in Juneau, Alaska, over a month ago.
In Germantown, Wisconsin, a Black Labrador mix named Monty helped recover a stolen pistol. Monty’s diligent nose may have prevented a tragedy.
While hiking the Brathwaite How trail on Keswick Mountain, the 71-year-old undisclosed dog parent collapsed. Luckily, his pups were quick on their feet.
One very brave — and very lucky — pup by the name of Rocky, survived an attack from a mountain lion that wandered into his family’s backyard.
At the Animal Action Awards, held on October 12th by the International Fund for Animal Welfare, two hero dogs were honored for their heroic actions.
When Stouffer’s chest started to hurt, he didn’t know what was happening. But Carolyn was on immediate alert, which he paid attention to.
The Jacksonville, TN Sheriff’s Office has a new best friend — Buster, supplied by K9s for Warriors, as part of their Station Dog Program.
Lakewood Colorado’s West Metro Fire is proactively managing the anxieties of their firefighters with therapy dogs. One of their therapy dogs, Remmey, is serving the community by being a hero for their heroes; safeguarding firefighter mental health with comfort and decompression.
The heroics of dogs aren’t confined to just your television screen. There are many loving and loyal hero dogs out there who have saved the lives of their humans, and we’ve got a few stories that demonstration their courage.
A snake problem in Ipswich, Australia gained international attention after a five-year-old Staffordshire Terrier, named Milly, protected her “little brother,” a five-month-old, fellow Staffordshire Terrier, named Tonka, from a snake attack.
Dogs can only donate blood until they are eight years old, so Woodie is hanging up his cape. “I am just so proud of him. He takes it all in his stride,” his human, Wendy Gray said.
A Maine game warden and his trained search dog, Luna, are earning praise for finding an eleven-year-old autistic girl who went missing in her town of Gorham. Here’s what happened.
In the video, the Yorkshire Terrier has no fear of the coyote, and her only goal is to keep her human safe. “She’s a super brave dog, I love her so much and I just thought this tiny dog could protect this huge human being trying to fight off this huge coyote.”
Tragedy struck the town for Surfside, Florida after the residential condo, Champlain Towers, collapsed leaving several people dead and more than 150 people unaccounted for. Now, dogs are working to locate trapped victims and serving as therapy animals to victims’ loved ones.
In 2019, the sudden death of a fourth-grader named Sable shook the town of Mason, Ohio. The child’s parents started the Shine Like Sable Foundation and gifted a therapy dog, Shiner, to the Mason Early Childhood Center in an effort to help the community heal.
One unique program allows therapy dogs to train for their calling while helping another group of people in need. At Rising Ground’s Summer Youth Employment, at-risk teens learn all about training therapy dogs as part of their own program.
Australia expanded its courtroom employee count by one. This new addition is Coop, a black Labrador who has one specialization: to emotionally aid victims and witnesses in the witness box.
Todd, the hero dog, is swollen but recovering after jumping in between his owner and a rattlesnake. The pup has gone viral with well-wishers all over the world.