By Noel Kirkpatrick, MNN.com
The phrase “man’s best friend” has new meaning when you consider these brave canines. We highlight some of the bravest dogs in history, from a black poodle who fought in the Napoleonic Wars to the most loyal of all dogs. Pictured is the famous statue in Edinburgh, Scotland, of Greyfriars Bobby, a terrier who guarded the grave of his owner for 14 years.
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