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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The role of service dogs is always expanding. Read on for more about Merel, the 18-month-old Labrador-Bernese-Mountain Dog mix and her handler, Rachel Crawford, who helps calm children who must testify in Canada's courts.