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Frosty the Resilient Snow Goat Now Walking Without Wheels! (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: frosty, recovered, courageous, snow white little gorat, survivor )

Simone
- 129 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Just a few weeks ago, we brought you the story of Frostie, an adorable baby goat afflicted with joint navel ill. According to Edgar's Mission, "Joint navel ill is a disease that is seen in very young calves and kid goats
Lovebird Benny Beats All Odds: A Survival Story of the Disabled (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: benny, little bird, courageous, disabled, survivor lovebird )

Simone
- 135 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
We may think we are aware of discriminatory behaviors against humans born with disabilities, but do we ever consider how other animals might judge the disabled?
Burro Awareness: Celebrating the American Wild Burro
Offbeat  (tags: burros, tough, courageous, survivors, threatened, american wildlife, icon )

Simone
- 160 days ago - wildhorsepreservation.org
Burros are amazing, hardy animals who manage to survive under the harshest conditions. Sadly, just like their wild horse cousins, they cling to a tenuous existence in a shrinking habitat on our public lands
The Amazing Rescue and Recovery of Cheeto the Dying Stray Cat
Offbeat  (tags: cheeto, stray kitten, rescued, safe, courageous )

Simone
- 702 days ago - godvine.com
While hiking in the woods, a couple found a cold and starving kitten. They had food with them and as soon as they attempted to feed him, the kitten warmed up to them. Given how sick and sad the kitten looked, they couldn't just leave him in the woods.
To the Rescue! Hero Dog Saves Toddler From Drowning
Offbeat  (tags: courageous, hero dog, toddler, drowning, family dog, bear, rescued toddler, heartwarming )

Simone
- 846 days ago - care2.com
Bear is a 4-year-old black Labrador retriever who lives in Marcellus, Michigan. He is a hero: On Sunday, Bear saved 14-month-old Stanley Drauch when the toddler fell into the family pool. In the words of Stanley's grateful mother, Patricia Drauch
Kandu - the Two Legged Dog That Can Do Anything- VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: kandu, born with front legs, courageous, happy, two legged dog )

Simone
- 848 days ago - godvine.com
He is named "Kandu" for a reason...because he can do anything he puts his mind to! Despite being born with no front legs, that won't stop him from living a happy and fun puppy life.
Dog Shot and Buried Alive Makes a Miracle Recovery- VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: horrendous cruelty, dog, buried alive, shot, rescued, courageous, survivor )

Simone
- 848 days ago - godvine.com
The fact that this dog was found was a true miracle. She was shot, bound and buried alive by the cruelest people imaginable... but managed to find a way to find help. This dog rescue story is truly amazing!
Mother Dog Shot After Giving Birth Helped By Hero's Hands
Offbeat  (tags: mother dog, puppies disappeared, abused, shot, crippled, rescued, courageous )

Simone
- 850 days ago - care2.com
In a moment that embodies the very worst that man can do, a nursing mother dog was shot once in the head and again in a hind leg shortly after giving birth to puppies. The full story is not clear, but what we do know is that she went through horrifying
Dog Proves A Little Kindness Goes A Long Way (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: little dog, courageous, cyclists, journey, mountains, adopted )

Simone
- 875 days ago - globalanimal.org
When a group of cyclists encountered a stray dog and fed it a bone, they did not expect what came next. Xiao Sa, nicknamed Forrest Gump, followed the cyclists for 24 days from southwest China's Sichuan province to Lhasa in Tibet, running 1,200km
Superhero Pets Risk Lives For Family
Offbeat  (tags: hero animals, courageous, lifesavers, tenacity, bonding )

Simone
- 893 days ago - globalanimal.org
Having a pet is great for many reasons. Animals show unconditional love, provide constant entertainment, and make for great listeners. But for some pet guardians they are also lifesavers.
Brave Pit Bull Saves Woman From Train (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: heroine, lilly, courageous, pit bull, loyal, loving, saviour, train )

Simone
- 894 days ago - globalanimal.org
Last Wednesday, Christine Spain, the mother of Boston police officer David Lanteigne, fell unconscious on train tracks in Shirley, MA. The engineer of a westward-bound freight train witnessed Lilly, a pit bull, frantically trying to pull the woman off the
Sirius. Gone Too Soon.
Offbeat  (tags: sirius, memoriam, k9 bomb detention dog, bravery, courageous, awards, killed 9/11 )

Simone
- 1142 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.
Trial By Fire- The Story of Jay, a Rescued Holstein at Farm Sanctuary
Offbeat  (tags: jay, transport truck, surviver, holstein bull, courageous, fighter, survival, home, safety, farm sanctuary )

Simone
- 1165 days ago - advocacy.britannica.com
A year ago, on a stretch of interstate in Indiana, a transport truck carrying 34 cattle crashed into another vehicle and burst into flames. Eighteen cattle perished in the wrecked trailer.
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
- 1206 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
- 1220 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
 

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