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Revealed, the Hero of the Chinese Dog Meat Festival: How One Widow Spent £45,000 and Defied Death Threats to Save 800 Canines
Offbeat  (tags: China, dogs, hero, saves, rescues, dog meat festival )

Scooby
- 452 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
You can smell the Common Home For All dog shelter in Tianjin, northeast China before you see it.
Bernese Mountain Dog Nico (Whose Owner Is a Lifeguard) Rescues Two Swimmers Caught in a Riptide
Offbeat  (tags: Nico, Burmese mountain pup, lifeguard, saves, heartwarming, video )

Scooby
- 553 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Two swimmers who had gotten caught in the riptide at a Southern California beach while their small children watched from shore found aid arriving in the form of a helpful Bernese mountain dog.
Dog Finds Abandoned Puppies Alive In California Trash Bag
Offbeat  (tags: Australian shepherd, saves, puppies )

Stephen
- 612 days ago - wibw.com
Three very young terrier puppies are alive and well after being found in a trash bag Tues. A man and woman were walking their Australian shepherd in the park when the dog alerted them to the trash bag, which had been tied shut with the puppies inside.
Simpsons Co-Creator Sam Simon, Dying of Cancer, Plans to Give Away $100M Fortune to Animal-Rights Causes
Offbeat  (tags: Sam Simon, hero, Simpsons, saves, animals, kindness )

Scooby
- 683 days ago - ww2.nationalpost.com
The man who co-created The Simpsons has told how he is giving away his $100-million fortune because he is dying of cancer.
Hunter Saves 20 Puppies By Literally Giving Them The Clothes Off His Back
Offbeat  (tags: Hunter, Canada, saves, puppies, coyote bait, rescues )

Scooby
- 720 days ago - thedodo.com
When a hunter in the Canadian village of Glaslyn came across a litter of abandoned puppies last week, he had a very different animal experience than he'd expected.
Careful Kitten Saves Owner's Arm - (VIDEO) - PawNation
Offbeat  (tags: sweet, kitten, saves, owner's, arm, cute, sweet, video )

Barb
- 1129 days ago - pawnation.com
Some people like to say that cats are aloof and don't care about their owners or anybody but themselves. These idiots are exclusively people who have never actually owned a cat. Those of us who love our cats know that they look out for us all the time.
'Pooh' The Poodle Saves Blind Woman, Nancy Jones, From Gas Leak (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: GoodNews, Pooh, dog, pet, saves, owner, video )

Barb
- 1511 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A seeing-eye dog saved his legally blind owner Nancy Jones from a gas leak in her east Talladega, Alabama home according to ABC 3340. Jones started feeling lightheaded and dizzy while folding sheets when her poodle, Pooh, came to her with her leash.
Hero 'Lifeguard' Dog Saves Puppy In Pool (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: animals, dogs, video, hero, saves, puppy, cute, interesting, odd, off-beat, pets, protection )

Lindsey
- 1630 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
In this amazing video, watch as an adorable golden retriever puppy struggling in a pool gets rescued by its mother. Seeing her little pup in distress, the plucky dog jumps into the water and uses her body and nose to push her baby to safety.
Dog Saves Girl From Sex Offender Attack (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: National Puppy Day, heroine, Fla shelter, dog, saves, girl, goodnews, video )

Barb
- 1646 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
On National Puppy Day it seems all too appropriate that one Florida shelter dog is being lauded for her heroic efforts as woman's best friend. When a 17-year-old girl left St. Petersburg's Friends of Strays animal shelter to walk a dog, she never imagined
Good Eggs: U.K. Charity Saves Factory Hens From Slaughter
Offbeat  (tags: Good eggs:, U.K., charity, saves, factory, hens, from, slaughter )

Agnes
- 1769 days ago - animaltracks.today.msnbc.msn.com
London-based photographer Ed Thompson took these remarkable portraits to draw attention to the plight of hens in factory farms in the United Kingdom. Thompson explained that once these "battery farm" hens are 18 months old, they face sudden death because
   

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