Pets and Animal Blog by M Dee Dubroff

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


Servcie Dog Alice and  Anthonio
Posted on October 16, 2019

Meet Alice, a five year-old German Shepherd who has been named: America's Most Heroic Canine of 2019. She is a guardian angel to a little boy who was shot in the head by a random passerby in 2015.

Kebang Profile.jpg
Posted on October 6, 2019

Kabang translates innocuously into 'Spotty,' but this Filipino nickname is far too understated for this hero pooch, whose brave actions saved two young girls from a terrible motorcycle accident.

Hook The Hero Chihuahua Mix
Posted on September 9, 2019

Meet Hook, a small Chihuahua and Jack Russell mix service dog who is a big hero. This ten year-old dog pulled his hearing-impaired owner away from a train that was about to come within inches of striking her.

Sweet Bella
Posted on August 28, 2019

Meet Bella, a 14-month-old Labrador Retriever, whose specialty is arson detection. Read on to learn more about the first Arson Dog in Western Wayne Country, Michigan.

Wild Amazon Monkey
Posted on August 8, 2019

In 2017, a twenty-five-year-old Chilean man touring the world-renowned Bolivian Madidi National Park disappeared without a trace. Read on for more about a highly unusual animal rescue credited to a group of roving wild monkeys.

Danny The Hero Service Dog With Owner
Posted on July 26, 2019

Meet Danny, a very special Miniature Schnauzer that saved the life of his author owner, Bethe Bennett, who lost consciousness after a bad fall in her Arizona home.

Dory The Hero Rabbit
Posted on July 18, 2019

A diabetic man named Simon Steggall credits his giant pet rabbit, Dory, with saving his life when he slipped into a coma. Read on for more on this amazing rescue.

Hero Levi
Posted on June 30, 2019

Levi, a three-legged Pit Bull from Janesville, Wisconsin, stopped a dangerous home invasion and took a bullet for his care-takers. Read on for more about this brave and loyal dog.

Paul Horton and Yogi
Posted on June 20, 2019

Meet Paul Horton, a 59-year-old retired mechanical engineer, who owes his life to his six-year-old Golden Retriever, Yogi. Read on for more about his tragic cycling accident and how Yogi helped to rescue him.

Hero Elephant Ning Nong
Posted on June 3, 2019

Although this incident occurred about a decade ago, it is a powerful tale of animal heroism and survival that is worth re-telling.

Mama Bear
Posted on May 30, 2019

While you may believe that this story occurred in the annals of "yeah, sure, this really happened," apparently it did, and one California man owes his life to a bear that rescued him from the deadly clutches of a mountain  lion.

Hero Jake The Black Lab
Posted on May 14, 2019

The Bailey family of Omaha, Nebraska, was enjoying the summer at their cabin on the Platte River when 12-year-old Tony was almost swept away by the water's strong current. Hero Jake came to the rescue  just in the nick of time.

Owner Kisses Hero Pup
Posted on April 27, 2019

In the summer of 2018 along a trail in Anthem, Arizona, a sweet, Golden Retriever puppy named Todd heroically stepped in front of his owner and sustained a bite on his face when a rattlesnake charged. Read on for more about this amazing puppy.

Climbers on Mt. Hood
Posted on April 20, 2019

Meet Velvet, a family pet who helped save the lives of her Portland, Oregon, owner and a group of his friends when they set out to scale 11,239-foot  Mt. Hood.

Charlie The Westhighland Terrier
Posted on April 1, 2019

Charlie is a West Highland Terrier that comes from the state of Georgia and he has a lot to be proud of. His actions saved the life of a neighbor who fell from a lower roof and hit his head.

Bay Horse With Young Girl
Posted on March 26, 2019

A helping  hand can come in many  manifestations. Consider the helping "hooves" that came from a brave horse named Scottee that saved his caretaker from a perilous coyote attack.

Sadie and Grateful Owner
Posted on March 13, 2019

Meet Sadie, an 11 year-old  hero Pit Bull. She fought to escape from her home and brought  police back to the scene where they faced  a dangerous gas leak.

Mila To The Rescue
Posted on March 1, 2019

A  number of years ago, a Beluga whale named Mila saved a drowning diver who was competing in a diving contest at the Polar Land Aquarium in Harbin, Northeast China. Read on for more on this harrowing tale of rescue.

Life-Saver Labs Bella and Sadie
Posted on February 18, 2019

Two Labrador Retrievers saved the life of their caretaker when she suffered a stroke and asked for their help. Read on for more about this amazing tale of animal rescue.

Sweet Beaver
Posted on February 5, 2019

About three years ago, a young boy in Ontario, Canada,  went on a camping trip with his parents. It ended in tragedy when they  drowned before his very eyes. The kindness of three beavers kept him warm  through the night and and saved his life.

Deer, Human and Dog
Posted on January 28, 2019

This unusual tale of animal rescue happened a few years ago when a deer attacked a man who was trying to choke a young woman to death with her own purse straps.


Loving Sea Lion
Posted on January 14, 2019

This incident occurred a few years ago, but it is worth retelling, especially to Kevin Hines, who was rescued from certain death with the help of  a brave sea lion.



Serene Dolphin
Posted on January 2, 2019

Meet the Howes family of New Zealand who escaped from a shark attack when a pod of dolphins came to their rescue. Read on for more about this harrowing tale of animal rescue.

Service Dog, Ralph, and Paul Phillips
Posted on December 18, 2018

Meet Ralph, a very special Golden Retriever, who has claimed the title of Animal of The Year at a major awards ceremony in England.

Duke and Baby Harper
Posted on November 26, 2018

A sweet canine named Duke has repaid the couple who rescued him from an animal shelter a few years back one hundred-fold by rousing them in the middle of the night to let them know their baby was in terrible danger.