Pets and Animal Blog by M Dee Dubroff

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Reading With The Elephant
Posted on December 15, 2017

An unnamed elephant that crashed through a home in a small village in West Bengal, India, turned out to be the rescuer of a young child crying in her bed.

Pudding Says Hello
Posted on December 6, 2017

Meet Pudding, a fluffy, a Maine Coon-mix who proved both her mettle and her devotion to her new family the very same day they adopted her.

Ricochet On Surfboard
Posted on November 30, 2017

Meet Ricochet, a sweet Golden Retriever, that as a puppy failed as a therapy dog but didn't give up or miss her calling.

Binti Jua Saves Child
Posted on November 17, 2017

Meet Binti Jua, a female gorilla living at the Brookfield Zoo near Chicago, Illinois, whose name in Swahili means Daughter of Sunshine.

Abigail and Bonnet
Posted on November 8, 2017

Meet sweet Abigail, a pit bull terrier that was savagely injured and lost an ear as a bait dog. She wears a bonnet to cover the spot.

CashNip Kitty With Money
Posted on October 26, 2017

While the word, hustler, rarely if ever conjures images of a fuzzy beloved cat with four legs, this time it is an appropriate moniker. Meet CashNip Kitty, a pro at using his ill-gotten gambling winnings to help others in need.

Frida Closeup With Doggles
Posted on October 17, 2017

Natural disasters are said to bring out the best and the worst of mankind. That is also true of the animal world.

Dolphins At Play
Posted on October 9, 2017

Some heroes walk on two legs, others on four. Then there are those that don't walk at all. Meet four dolphins that left a feeding session to come to the aid of a drowning girl.

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.