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Joy the Dog's Amazing Rescue and Recovery After Losing Front Paws in Train Collision
Offbeat  (tags: courageous dog, joy injured, lost front paws, rexovery, bravery )

Simone
- 48 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Joy the dog could tell quite the story if he could talk. After losing his front legs by being hit by a train, Joy has made a full recovery thanks to the help of Animal Aid Unlimited, an incredible animal rescue organization based in India.
Dogs Of Domestic Violence Find Save Haven
Offbeat  (tags: animal shelter, domestic violence, safety, humans, dogs, bravery, courage, hank )

Simone
- 801 days ago - globalanimal.org
A heroic Great Dane named Hank put himself on the line to save his guardian from domestic violence. The story inspired the Rose Brooks Center, the shelter that took Hank and his guardian in, to open Paws Place Pet Shelter, a shelter for animal victims of
Naval Man Leaps Out in Rush Hour Traffic to Save Feline Wildfire Victim
Offbeat  (tags: naval man, bravery, kindness, wildlife, cat victim, rescued, survived )

Simone
- 994 days ago - care2.com
It always seems that there is a wildfire going on somewhere in California at any given time and there are always animals, as well as people, in harm's way. This rescue story takes place at a time when parts of San Diego were ablaze and had been for days.
Hero Pet Rabbit Saves Family From House Fire ... Then Dies of Smoke Inhalation
Offbeat  (tags: pet rabbit, bravery, courageous little fellow, awaken family, saved family, house fire, died, sadness )

Simone
- 1081 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A pet rabbit is being credited for saving its owners from a house fire in south eastern Alaska before it died of smoke inhalation. The rabbit woke up the homeowner in Anchorage, Alaska, early on Tuesday morning by scratching on her chest.
Cloning Heroism
Offbeat  (tags: trakr, search rescue dog, bravery, courage, cloning, heroism )

Simone
- 1087 days ago - fortheloveofthedogblog.com
Remember this picture? It's one of the famous pictures taken of search and rescue teams at Ground Zero. This is Trakr and his partner, Halifax Regional Police Officer James Symington. They were one of the first K9 search and rescue teams to arrive.
DOGNY
Offbeat  (tags: dogny, rescue dogs, memoriam, statues, art, german shepherd dogs, bravery )

Simone
- 1089 days ago - fortheloveofthedogblog.com
Keeps your eyes peeled. If you come across brightly painted, unusual statues of full-sized German Shepherd dogs, you may have stumbled upon one of 100 specially commissioned art pieces honoring the search and rescue dogs of September 11 2001.
Sirius. Gone Too Soon.
Offbeat  (tags: sirius, memoriam, k9 bomb detention dog, bravery, courageous, awards, killed 9/11 )

Simone
- 1091 days ago - fortheloveofthedogblog.com
He was named after the brightest winter star in the Northern Hemisphere - Sirius the Dog Star. A star of legend and mythology. K-9 Sirius was a yellow Labrador Retriever,born in January 1997.
Dublin Homeless Man Honoured for Pet Rabbit Rescue
Offbeat  (tags: homeless man, rescued pet bunny, award, bravery, kindness )

Simone
- 1148 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A homeless man has been honoured in Dublin for rescuing his pet rabbit from the River Liffey. John Patrick Byrne, 38, became a kind of celebrity after a video showed him rescuing Barney the rabbit from the river.
He Really Is a DOG's Best Friend: Brave Teenager, 15, Revives Pet Staffie By Giving It the Kiss of Life
Offbeat  (tags: bravery, courageous, kindness, teenager, saved family dog, staffie, kiss of life )

Simone
- 1155 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A schoolboy who leaped into a river to save his dog from drowning brought his pet back to life by giving him the kiss of life. Dean Allen, 15, risked his own life to haul his lifeless Staffordshire Bull Terrier Bronk from the water on to the river bank.
Home At Last: Baby Koala Frodo Released
Offbeat  (tags: frodo, shot koala, freedom, rehabilitated, courageous, bravery, safety )

Simone
- 1169 days ago - globalanimal.org
Baby Frodo can finally once again lead a normal life. For the past seven months, the baby koala stole the media spotlight and captured our hearts. After an almost complete recovery from her gun shot wounds, she will hopefully never see the camera lights
Mason Crawls Home
Offbeat  (tags: mason, tornado, home, broken, injured, bravery, little dog, recovering, courageous )

Simone
- 1187 days ago - all-creatures.org
Considering the courage, determination and spirit he exhibits, Mason could surely be a role model for us all. We've often heard it said that dogs are remarkable for their loyalty and their ability to live in the "now," but the story of Mason takes
Coming Soon: Baby Koala Frodo Goes Home! (PHOTOS)
Offbeat  (tags: frodo, shot, rehabitliated, recovering, home, bush, bravery )

Simone
- 1192 days ago - globalanimal.org
After six months of rehabilitation, the baby koala Frodo will return home to the bush in the coming weeks! Last November, Frodo was shot 15 times in a gun shot assault that killed her mother. Despite the koala's grave condition, veterinarian Dr. Amber
When Animals Are Drafted
Offbeat  (tags: military, wars, war animals, military animals, memorial day, remembrance, bravery )

Simone
- 1196 days ago - all-creatures.org
On this Memorial Day week in 2011, we take a look at the animals of war: fighting by our side, left behind when we deploy, rescued by brave and kindhearted solders, working as therapy animals, recovering from PTSD, and so many other ways they participate
War Horses - The Engines of Battle
Offbeat  (tags: war horses, mules, history, sacrificed, bravery, courageous )

Simone
- 1196 days ago - all-creatures.org
Horses have rightly been called the supreme animals of war. They have played the largest role of any animal in war, and have paid the price more than all other animals put together. In many wars, their deaths greatly outnumbered those of humans.
War Dog Memorial Honors Canine Soldiers
Offbeat  (tags: war memorial, war dogs, ceremony, honours, bravery )

Simone
- 1216 days ago - examiner.com
On April 16, 2011, US Military War Dogs were honored with a ceremony and life-sized granite sculpture at the Rancho Coastal Humane Society in Encinitas, California. Jim Silveira, president of the shelter, came up with the idea not only to honor our
 

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