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Man Takes His Dying Dog on Cross-Country Road Trip: 'We Gotta Live!' (PHOTOS)

Man Takes His Dying Dog on Cross-Country Road Trip: 'We Gotta Live!' (PHOTOS)

Originally posted 05/28/2015 04:35PM

They say every dog has its day, and Poh is making the most of his with the help of his owner Thomas Neil Rodriguez.

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Police Dog Named Lucas Hailed as Hero for Saving Deputy's Life

Originally posted 05/28/2015 01:55AM

[YOUTUBE "VhpgOQNVq6Y"] Lucas, a Belgian Malinois, proved he really is one man's best friend.

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Service Dog Transforms the Life of 65-Year-Old Vietnam Vet

Service Dog Transforms the Life of 65-Year-Old Vietnam Vet

Originally posted 05/22/2015 03:30PM

"There's things I remember. There's things I don't remember," Mike Gervell told the Alaska Dispatch News. "There's things I remember that I don't want to remember."

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Michigan Town Lifts Pit Bull Ban After Hero Dog Saves Domestic Abuse Victim

Originally posted 05/14/2015 11:35AM

We've teamed up with one of our favorite sites, BarkPost, to bring you and your four-legged friends even more adorable pet videos, photos and must-see stories. Check back every week for new furry fun from BarkPost!

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Filed Under: Dogs, Hero Pets

Dog Who Protected Teen Owner from Coyotes After Car Crash Joins Animal Hall of Fame

Originally posted 05/08/2015 09:35AM

Joseph Phillips-Garcia of Kanaka Bar, British Columbia, knows Sako is a hero, and now the rest of Canada knows too.

The 4-year-old king shepherd joined Purina's Animal Hall of Fame on Monday for his amazing actions, reports the Huffington Post. Sako was one of several animals honored in the event that recognized Canadian pets who have saved lives.

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UpdatePosted 04/20/2015 11:20AM

Parrot's Cries Bring Firefighters, Save House from Flames

Originally posted 04/20/2015 10:35AM

Parrots usually get short shrift in the "heroic pet" category, but there's at least one bird in Idaho who's gunning for the title.

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Thousands of Goldfish Have Seized Teller Lake in Colorado (VIDEO)

Originally posted 04/08/2015 06:30PM

Boulder, Colorado's Teller Lake is fighting a losing battle. The enemy? Goldfish. Thousands of goldfish, believed to have been dumped into the lake a few years ago, who have spawned into an occupying force.

"These are domestic fish actually. These are fish from a store I imagine. They can out-compete the native fish," Colorado Parks and Wildlife spokesperson Jennifer Churchill told local NBC affiliate 9 News.

The fish have outgrown their domestic origins. Unconstrained by a bowl, they reach much larger sizes than you'd usual see.

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UpdatePosted 03/20/2015 06:30AM

Hero Dog Saves Her Puppies from a Forest Fire in Most Creative Way Possible

Originally posted 03/19/2015 12:30PM



She was a mom on a mission.

When fire tore through a forest in Chile over the weekend, this devoted dog mama dug a hole for her newborn babies to hide in.

According to 9News, the hero dog, who has been named Blacky, created a makeshift shelter for the pups with her paws under a metal container. As firefighters worked to extinguish the fire, residents said they saw a dog leading puppies away from the blaze and then burying them in the dirt.

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Rescuers Trying to Save One Dog Accidentally Save 12, Thanks to Selfless Stray

Originally posted 03/17/2015 04:15PM

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Filed Under: Dogs, Hero Pets, Good Deeds

Dog Tells Robber, "Get Your Paws Off My Dad!" And Saves The Day

Originally posted 03/05/2015 06:15PM

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