These are the dogs who are left behind when a serviceman is deployed to go to war. Love doesn’t stop at the borders for these pets and their owners. And thanks to ‘Dogs on Deployment,’ there is an actual service that attends to this important need.
A Boston museum is trying to enlist dogs in an effort to protect priceless works of art susceptible to pest infestations, giving canines one more job to add to their growing list of things to sniff out during the course of their workday.
Here's an amazing tale about a Pitt Bull Terrier named Lilly who came to the aid of her owner who had fallen onto the tracks of an oncoming train, hit her head and lost consciousness. The Pit Bull lost a leg in the process,but she saved her owner's life. Read on for more about the brave spirit of this gentle canine heroine.
Robert Handel and his family evacuated their burning northern California property with hearts that were as heavy as lead. Apart from all the worldly possessions they were leaving behind, he could not coax their beloved Great Pyrenees, Odin, to abandon his charge of 8 bottle-fed goats, and the family was forced to make a heart-breaking choice.
Whoever would think that rats, the rodents of many a nightmare, could ever save a human life, much less many lives? Well, seeing is believing, and both require reading the article that follows, which is certain to be a most unusual tale of a highly unlikely bunch of animal heroes.
Drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs are painful processes emotionally and, often, physically. Their goal is not to punish addicts, but to help them heal. What better healing aid that a non-judgmental pet?