Video: Dog Stays with 2-Year-Old Lost Overnight in the Woods


Ciera was surely comforted by Daisy during a scary night.
Photo via whas11.com

What could be more terrifying for a parent than discovering that a two-year-old child is gone? Ciera Cooper wandered away from her Kentucky home on Wednesday night, along with two family dogs. When one of the. . .

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Video: Hero Dog Drives Off Bear Attacking His Owner


Photo via Staunton News Leader

It’s apparently Hero Dog Day on the blog because here’s our second amazing amazing story of the day. Steve Kirchbaum and his dog, Henry, were hiking in West Virginia last week when they had the misfortune to run into a mama bear with. . .

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Video: Marine And Bomb-Sniffing Dog Reunited in Boston

Here’s an emotional story from Boston, about a brave dog who has served in Afghanistan and on the streets of Boston, who is going to a forever home with his old partner. Moxie served with distinction on the battlefield and at such important events as the. . .

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Classic Story: Inspirational Two-Legged Dog Brings Hope to Children’s Hospital


Faith overcame her disability, learning to walk on her hind legs, and she serves as an example
to children who are going through struggles of their own.
Photo via the Columbia Missourian

On Saturday, children at the University of Missouri Women’s and Children’s Hospital were treated to a visit from a dog whose story offers hope to all. Faith was born with a a deformed left leg and no right leg at. . .

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Video: Heroic Yorkie Protects 3-Year-Old from an Aggressive Dog


Ezio rests next to the young boy he saved.
Photo via khou.com

Hero dogs come in all sizes, as a Yorkie named Ezio proved last week. The 11-pound dog was playing in the backyard of his Texas home with his best friend, a three-year-old boy, when the neighbor’s dog broke through a fence and began. . .

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These Dogs Are Heroes. . .And They Are Pit Bulls


Lilly saved her owner from a freight train.
Photo via huffpost.com

It’s Pit Bull Week on the Huffington Post, and today’s post offers stories of sixteen dogs who performed acts of heroism in the service of humans. Even without considering the “Pit Bulls are misunderstood” angler, these are great tales of the. . .

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