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Dog Saves Elderly Owner From Carbon Monoxide Leak
Animals  (tags: dogs, pets, companions, heroes, Golden Retrievers, carbon monoxide, winter, snowstorms, blizzards )

- 17 days ago -
A recent blizzard could have turned even more dangerous for a Massachusetts woman if it hadnâEUR(TM)t been for her golden retriever, Reilly.
More Than 400 Shelter Dogs Flown to Safety During Pilots N Paws Rescue
Animals  (tags: dogs, rescue, pig, Pilots N Paws, Animal Aid USA, SC, NJ, heroes, video, GoodNews )

- 146 days ago -
On September 27, pilots and volunteers with a fleet of nearly 80 small private planes helped transport more than 400 dogs, puppies (and one pig!) from kill shelters to their new homes! *Make sure & watch happy video at end of article*
Heroic Dog, Geo, Saves 10-Year-Old Essex Boy From Speeding Truck (PHOTO)
Animals  (tags: heroic dogs, heroic animals, heroes )

- 152 days ago -
7 month puppy Geo is being hailed as a hero after he pushed 10-year-old boy out of the way of an oncoming truck & took the impact himself. Geo sustained broken leg, broken spine & internal injuries but vets caring for him said he will make a full recovery
10 Amazing Women Behind Animal Shelters, Rescues, and Sanctuaries
Animals  (tags: rescuing animals, outstanding women in animal rescue, heroes, shelter animals, rescue groups, women, animals, animalwefare, good news, protection )

- 269 days ago -
Where would all the world's domestic animals be without help from shelters, rescues and sanctuaries? We owe it to these organizations for having saved countless lives over the years, and finding homes for many others
Tiger Caught In Barbed Wire Saved By Villagers In India (GRAPHIC PHOTO)
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, animalrights, AnimalWelfare, wildlife, suffering, tigeress, barbed wire, crime, cruelty, endangered, villagers, India, heroes, rescued )

- 807 days ago -
Villagers in India are being applauded for "their exemplary restraint and positive conservation attitude" after saving a tiger that got trapped in a barbed-wire fence.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE! To the Rescue -- Finding a Purpose for Rejected Shelter Dogs
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, heroes, making a difference, protection, humans, dogs, goodnews, GoodNews, animaladvocates )

- 1275 days ago -
When disaster strikes and people are buried in rubble, there's often no better search tool than a dog's nose. Wilma Melville's nonprofit trains dogs to be search-and-rescue specialists
ACTION ALERT: U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 (202) 224-3121: Honor Vietnam War Dogs! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: honour, legalisation, war dogs, vietnam wars, companions, heroes, courageous, protectors )

- 1311 days ago -
They are America's unsung heroes. They are just as much a contributing factor, in some cases more so, than any American who served in the Vietnam War and are credited as responsible for saving over 10,ooo American lives in that war.
Who's Your Pet Hero?
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, pets, heroes, environment, protection )

- 1817 days ago -
We all have human heroes-whether they're our mom or a Pulitzer prize winner. But what about the furry, four-legged kind? Pets have saved families from house fires, pulled drowning victims safely to shore and bravely put themselves between kids and
Dogs Save Life of Owner Who Slipped and Broke His Neck While Out Walking Them
Animals  (tags: dogs, pair of jack russells, heroes, saved owners life, bonding, broken neck )

- 1978 days ago -
A man who slipped and broke his neck while walking his dogs was kept alive overnight after his two pets cuddled up to him to keep him warm. Father-of-two Michael Dyer, 66, fell down a 30ft slope at a remote beauty spot as he exercised Jack Russells
Sea Shepherd to Make Bigger Splash
Animals  (tags: sea shepherd, installion water cannon, fighting whale slaughter, conservation, heroes )

- 1993 days ago -
THE Sea Shepherd Conservation Society's anti-whaling ship, the Steve Irwin, will be fitted with a water cannon for the looming summer stoush with Japanese whalers. The 59.5 metre ship, a former Scottish fisheries protection vessel, has been docked in
13-Pound Pooch Takes Hero Pet of the Year - VIDEO
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, dogs, heroes, pets, protection, environment )

- 2019 days ago -
Meet Chi Chi, this little chihuahua mix is 13-pounds of attitude and now the Reader's Digest Hero Pet of the Year! Seems this little guy was out basking on Indian Beach on North Carolina's Outer Banks with his owners, Rick and Mary Lane, when he became
Hero Dog Protects Injured 89-Year-Old Man From Cougars - VIDEO
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, heroes, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, pets )

- 2020 days ago -
Raymond Orr, 89 of Centralia, WA, was out riding his four-wheeler on his property last week when the vehicle hit a log and overturned. Stranded and injured with broken bones, Orr spent two days, helpless and in the rain until relatives finally found hi
Dog Who Challenged Lion Named K-9 Hero
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, heroes, AnimalWelfare, environment, pets, protection )

- 2099 days ago -
Hoggie - the dog who tangled with a mountain lion in the Cleveland National Forest earlier this month - was named K-9 Hero of the Year in a parade in Arcadia on Saturday.
Celebrate the Bravery and Heroism of Our Canine Friends
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, heroes, bravery, AnimalWelfare, environment, pets, protection )

- 2155 days ago -
Canine Heroes have been celebrated in films like Lassie, Rin Tin Tin, and Benji. Nursing hospital patients celebrate the visits of therapy dogs. Dogs have always helped humans. Thousands of years ago, when the first canines showed up at the campfires of
Shelter Dog a Hero When Shelter Broken Into - VIDEO
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, shelters, heroes, broken into, AnimalWelfare, pets, environment, protection )

- 2156 days ago -
The Saint Joseph County Humane Society was broken into during the overnight hours and although the low-life scum managed to make off with loot, drugs and more, they got a surprise that probably kept them from doing even more damage, a German Shepherd

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