Russia Gives France a Puppy to Replace Police Dog Killed in Raid


Jean-Maurice Ripert, the French ambassador to Russia, holds Dobrynya at the ceremony in Moscow.
Photo by Pavel Golovkin/Associated Press via nytimes.com

Last month, we posted about Diesel, the incredibly brave Paris police dog who died in a raid on an apartment where two terrorists were holed up. Diesel’s story touched dog lovers around the. . .

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Search Dog Swims to Island to Find Missing Teen


Jackson poses with his successful search-and-rescue team.
Photo courtesy NH Fish and Game

When the K-9 team from New England K-9 Search and Rescue was called in to look for a 16-year-old boy who had gone missing in the wilderness of New Hampshire, Jackson the team’s dog. . .

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Hero Dog Helps Save Woman Lost in the Woods


Raia, a Bearded Collie mix, rescued Rimma Bulatova, 82, who became lost while walking in the woods.
Photo by Derek Gee/Buffalo News

When 82-year-old Rimma Bulatova went for a walk in the woods with her dog, Raia, last Thursday afternoon, she got lost as night started to fall. To make things worse, strong winds and heavy. . .

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Woman Reunited with Dog Who Saved Her Life


Audrey Stone greets her guide dog, Figo, who was returning home for the first time in months.
Photo via cbsnews.com

Back in June, we posted the incredible story of a hero guide dog named Figo, who literally threw himself in front of a bus to protect his blind owner. As a result of his efforts, he suffered a. . .

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Dog Saves Montana Woman from Bear Attack


Kate Cholewa’s 12-year-old Black Lab mix, Carmen, may have saved her life.
Photo via Billings Gazette

When a Montana woman found herself face-to-face with a bear on the banks of the Yellowstone River, she didn’t even have time to react. “I just saw it and I was on the ground,” she said. “I. . .

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Stray Dog Saves Girl from Speeding Car


Angel is now under the care of a veterinarian, who is treating him for free.
Photo via koco.com

The Border Collie showed up in the Oklahoma City neighborhood a few weeks ago, and locals took turns feeding it. That simple act of kindness may be the reason that a young girl is. . .

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Rescued from a Puppy Mill, Harley is the 2015 American Hero Dog


It’s been an incredible journey for brave Harley.
Photo via American Humane Association

For 10 years, Harley suffered life in a puppy mill before he was rescued and given much-needed veterinary care. He is missing an eye, has deformed legs, and his teeth have been. . .

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