START A PETITION34,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good

Animals

Dog Saves Drunk Man's Life By Eating His Toe
Animals  (tags: Medical, Diabetic, Dog, Hero, Drunk, Animal )

Clare
- 2097 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
A dog who chewed off his owner's big toe when he passed out after a day of drinking has been hailed a lifesaver. 'Have-a-toe-hero' Kiko, a Jack Russell terrier, apparently sensed an infection in Jerry Douthett's right big toe.
Pet Heroes Honoured - Thestar.Com
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, GoodNews, pets, rescued, hero )

Brenda
- 2189 days ago - thestar.com
Service dog Bingo, a Jack Russell Terrier, is a unique hearing dog who is trained to bark when his charge, now an 8-year old boy, Cole Hein stops breathing. A true life saver, she has alerted the family countless times to their son's condition - in just e
Life-Saving Pets Honoured for Heroism
Animals  (tags: animals, cats, GoodNews, hero )

Brenda
- 2190 days ago - edmontonjournal.com
Gepetto the cat and owner Phyllis Sjogren. Gepetto was inducted into the Purina Animal Hall of Fame after his loud yowling woke his owner, allowing her to escape from a house filled with carbon monoxide. Read more: http://www.edmontonjournal.com/life
Hunter's Day: One Rescue Dog Finds Three Children in Rubble
Animals  (tags: hatiti, earthquake, hunter, rescue dog, found three girls trapped alive, hero )

Simone
- 2295 days ago - content.usatoday.com
A firefighter and his search dog located three girls trapped alive since Tuesday in the rubble of Haiti's devastating earthquake. Bill Monahan and his Border Collie, Hunter, were searching a neighborhood near the Presidential
Clip Syndicate Video: Firefighter Risks Life In Daring Animal Rescue
Animals  (tags: horses, rescued, burning barn, fireman, hero )

Lone
- 2315 days ago - clipsyndicate.com
-- Thirteen horses were trapped inside a boarding stable after fire broke out at the Greenmoor Commons Equestrian Center in Cecil Township at about 9 p.m., Monday
Animal Planet Eyes Tampa Big Cat Guru
Animals  (tags: animals, hero, Big Cat Rescue, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2412 days ago - myfoxtampabay.com
Big Cat Rescue's Scott Lope gave up medicine to work on the front lines of animal rescue. For more than a decade, he has been devoted to taking care of the dozens of lions and tigers and others that call Big Cat Rescue home.
A Hero on Four Legs - VIDEO
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, hero, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, pets )

Cher
- 2475 days ago - fortheloveofthedogblog.com
If you've been reading for any length of time, you know I love hero dog stories and I also have a special place in my heart for service and working dogs, many of which are heroes in their own right every day. Here's a quick little story about a seeing
Hero Dog Shot During Home Breakin - VIDEO
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, shot, hero, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, pets )

Cher
- 2475 days ago - fortheloveofthedogblog.com
When a Fort Myers, FL man, Robert Goode, heard his son's house next door to his being broken into on Sunday night, he released his son's two pitbulls, Pepper and Solo, to check out the house. "I ran right back to where the dogs were and turned them
Little Dog Becomes Big Hero
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, hero, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, pets )

Cher
- 2490 days ago - fortheloveofthedogblog.com
Not only is Rupert, a miniature schnauzer, a little dog, at 12-years-old, he's also a senior but his Charlotte, NC owner can definitely credit him for rescuing her from the hands of a mentally unstable man who was assaulting her.
Terminaly Ill Dog Becomes Livesaving Hero!
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, hero, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, pets )

Cher
- 2532 days ago - fortheloveofthedogblog.com
You can just imagine the heartbreak Scott Seymour must have felt two weeks ago when his beloved canine companion, Brittney, a 9-year-old American Bulldog, was diagnosed with several terminal cancerous tumors. The vet advised that she might not survive
Pitbull Against Armed Gunman
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, pets, hero, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection )

Cher
- 2564 days ago - fortheloveofthedogblog.com
A Virginia Beach, VA resident, Christopher Selby, 31, had just adopted 10-month-old Rico a couple of weeks ago from an owner who could no longer care for him and it turned out to be a lifesaving move.
Dog Honored for Saving the Lives of Neighbors - VIDEO
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, pets, hero, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection )

Cher
- 2564 days ago - fortheloveofthedogblog.com
This cute little pooch, a Portie just shy of 2-years-old, named Cabrillo is being honored as a hero after he awoke and alerted his owner, Sandra Angel, of a serious danger too close to home for comfort.
Heroic German Shepherd Dog Sniffs Out Landmines for Canadian Troops
Animals  (tags: dogs, sniffing out explosives, Canadian troops, hero, Afghanistan, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, pets )

Cher
- 2582 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Koma, a German shepherd trained to sniff out explosives, recently alerted a security team about an improvised explosive device, or IED, buried right where they intended to deploy to scan the area for Taliban insurgents.
Update on Hero Parrot:Red Cross Honors Hero Parrot 'Willie'
Animals  (tags: Parrot, hero, update, unusual, bizarre, child, Red, cross, Award, animals, children, safety, off-beat, interesting, news, goodnews, pets, rescued, society )

Monica
- 2593 days ago - zootoo.com
"This was not just a bird chirping for his food. He saw that there was an emergency" Watch the video above for Zootoo Pet News' original story on Willie.
Parrot Honored for Warning That Girl Was Choking
Animals  (tags: animals, parrot, talking, red cross, lifesaver, award, hero, baby, choking, saved, warning, alert )

Tom
- 2595 days ago - google.com
A parrot whose cries of alarm alerted his owner when a little girl choked on her breakfast has been honored as a hero. Willie, a Quaker parrot, has been given the local Red Cross chapter's Animal Lifesaver Award. Willie repeatedly yelled "Mama, baby" and

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Animals

Most Active Stories Today in Animals tagged with hero

top story finders in Animals

1. Natasha salgado 176 popular stories

2. Ljiljana Milic 163 popular stories

3. GGmaSheila D. 160 popular stories

4. AniMae C. 159 popular stories

5. Laura H. 151 popular stories

6. Nicola F. 149 popular stories

7. Lawren R. 146 popular stories

8. Anna P. 142 popular stories

9. Carole K. 140 popular stories

10. Dalia H. 124 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!





New to Care2? Start Here.

site feedback

ONSITE FEEDBACK FORM

Problem on this page? Briefly let us know what isn't working for you and we'll try to make it right!