Pets and Animal Blog by M Dee Dubroff

Welcome to M Dee Dubroff's Pets and Animal Blog.


Beloved Shana and Family
Posted on September 27, 2017

Although this heroic tale of rescue happened about ten years ago, it is such a beautiful story of the love between a rescued wolf-shepherd mix and an elderly couple trapped in a treacherous New York State snowstorm that it will be worth re-telling

Jardo In Prime Form
Posted on September 18, 2017

This is a tale of two human and three dog heroes; Myles,a Golden Retriever, Cricket, a Pit Bull, two policemen and one K-9 officer named Jardo, who were all wounded in the line of duty..

Kailey and Family
Posted on September 9, 2017

Meet a Shepherd-mix named Kailey that no one wanted and was almost put down after spending a year on a shelter adoption list.

Dasher The Hero Pup
Posted on August 31, 2017

Although the name, Dasher, is usually associated with Santa Claus and his reindeer crew, this little pup has earned a special name that would if it could translate into another word; namely, hero.

Sweet Abby The Wonder Dog
Posted on August 23, 2017

A few months ago in Southern Australia, a woman fell down a very steep cliff on the Yorke Peninsula and was unable to walk because of a broken ankle. While she was at a loss, her pet dog, Abby, knew exactly what to do.

Adam Pearl and Joey The Hero Squirrel
Posted on August 14, 2017

Boise, Idaho, was the scene of a recent robbery and the appearance of an unlikely animal hero; namely, Joey the Squirrel. Read on for more about this adorable, affectionate critter who stole the hearts of the humans who rescued him.

Jasmine and Friends
Posted on July 25, 2017

Found abandoned, flea-bitten and in poor health in a shed in Warwickshire, England, Jasmine the Greyhound was a four-legged surrogate mother if ever there was one.

Binky The Hero Cat
Posted on July 8, 2017

Meet Binky, a loving house-cat living with his family in Indianapolis, Indiana, by day, and by night as a devoted watch dog bent on thwarting all would be burglars who dare to try to enter his home.

Canine Heroine
Posted on June 28, 2017

A gallant watch dog saved the lives of some 30 people in attendance at a Nigerian wedding party when she pounced upon a female suicide bomber earlier this month, killing the young woman   and sacrificing her own life a s well.

Speedy the Sweet Goat
Posted on June 18, 2017

When ten year-old Abigail Bruce got a goat she name Speedy for her birthday,  her father, Nick, wasn't too thrilled.

Momo and Bear (inset)
Posted on May 31, 2017

The Shepherd-Lab-Husky Lab mix named Momo has a lot of brave blood flowing  through her veins.The dog came to the rescue of her friends who were being chased by a bear last week-end  in a park in Alberta, Canada.

Sweet Gimpy the Elephant Seal
Posted on May 15, 2017

This story is not recent, but it is well worth re-telling. Meet Gimpy, an elephant seal brought to an animal rehab facility after being severely injured.She became a heroine that rescued her rescuer from an animal attack.

Sammy The Hero Cat
Posted on April 26, 2017

Toledo, Ohio, is the site for this heroic tale that concerns a small terrier-mix named Izzy and Sammy, the family cat, who came to his rescue when he wandered away from the family yard and was attacked by a much larger dog.

Willie The Parrot
Posted on April 8, 2017

Meet Willie, the Quaker Parrot, who is known for his friendly, chatty nature. He outdid himself when he put two  words together, 'Mama' and 'baby', which he had never used before, saving the life of a child  who was choking.

Holly and Amy
Posted on March 29, 2017

This story comes from the British Isles, Wales to be exact, and it is a heart-warming tale of a girl who rescued a whippet and a whippet who rescues a girl every day of her life.

Two Best Buds
Posted on March 16, 2017

In 2110, Jessie Knott, a soldier stationed in the town of Maywan in Afghanistan, rescued a stray tiger kitten named Koshka, which means cat in Russian.

Ivy The Heroine Cat
Posted on March 1, 2017

Meet Ivy, a two-year-old feline who saved a neighboring man's  life after she alerted her owner, Mary Johnston, to call for help. The Northern Ontario community is trying to get the cat nominated to the Purina Animal Hall of Fame.

Heroine  Calamity Jane
Posted on February 19, 2017


A few years ago in Aledo, Texas, on a winter's night shortly before the holidays, Golden Retriever, Calamity Jane, proved herself to be as brave and as bold as her frontier-woman 's namesake. Read on for more on this amazing dog.

Hero Falstaff and Grateful Owner
Posted on February 4, 2017

Meet Falstaff, a hero English Setter, who saved his owner from  the jaws of certain death when he suffered a heart attack.



Kelsey Loves Bob
Posted on January 24, 2017

Meet one very special Golden Retriever named Kelsey. This hero dog received no special training  and was guided solely by love and devotion to her Michigan owner who had slipped on ice and broken his neck in a fall outside his home.

Freckles The Goldador Guide Dog
Posted on January 18, 2017

Meet  hero goldador guide dog, Freckles, a  very brave animal who is a cross between a Golden Retriever and a Labrador.

Ceasar Loves Dolly
Posted on January 9, 2017

Ceasar, the five-year-old camel, and Dolly, the ten-year-old blind mare, may be an unlikely duo, but they are bonded for life and have been ever since they "met" at the Pony X-Press petting Zoo in Winslow, Maine.

Kiah at work
Posted on December 27, 2016

Meet Kiah, a Pit Bull, who is the first of her breed to become a New York State K-9 Officer.

Layka on Cover of National Geographic
Posted on December 15, 2016

Meet Layka, a U.S. military combat dog who saved many lives while she was deployed in Afghanistan. Now her fellow soldiers are returning the favor.

Opie and Damiere
Posted on December 4, 2016

Meet Opie, the hero cat who saved the life of a three-year-old boy by taking a bullet that was headed for him.