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Veteran with PTSD Denied Ride on Bus Because of Service Dog

Originally posted 06/29/2015 03:40PM

Daniel Wright, a Purple Heart veteran who served 11 years in the Marines and the Army, was denied a ride on a New Jersey transit bus because of his registered service pit bull, Tank.

Wright suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, not uncommon for a veteran who's served four tours of duty.

"I was just trying to come home from school," Wright told Fox and Friends on Monday, when the driver insisted that dogs weren't allowed on the bus. Wright showed the driver Tank's certified collar and vest – which read "US Army Service Dog" – but the diver slammed the door in his face.

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Credit: Courtesy Lee County Sheriff's Office
Police Dog Choked by Alleged Shoplifter but Helps Apprehend Suspect

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Police Dog Choked by Alleged Shoplifter but Helps Apprehend Suspect

Originally posted 06/25/2015 04:15PM

A Florida police dog named Kilo recently taught an alleged shoplifter "respect," says Lt. Jeff Dektas with the Lee County Sheriff's Office.

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WATCH: Fierce Rabbit Mom Attacks Snake to Save Bunny

WATCH: Fierce Rabbit Mom Attacks Snake to Save Bunny

Originally posted 06/24/2015 04:15PM

Despite common knowledge in the animal kingdom that snakes eat bunnies for breakfast, this mama rabbit refused to sit idly by as a snake wrapped around what appear to be three baby bunnies.

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Credit: AP
Tara the Hero Cat Honored with Hero Dog Award for Saving Her 6-Year-Old Owner

Tara the Hero Cat Honored with Hero Dog Award for Saving Her 6-Year-Old Owner

Originally posted 06/22/2015 12:55PM

This world's going to the cats.

On Friday, Tara, the loyal feline who saved her 6-year-old owner with autism from being attacked by a dog in May 2014, became the first cat to receive the Los Angeles SPCA's Hero Dog Award, reports The Associated Press.

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Filed Under: Cats, Hero Pets

Dog Takes Full-Time Job to Keep Autistc Boy from Wandering Off

Originally posted 06/10/2015 02:50PM

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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Therapy Dog Rescued from an Abusive Home Brings Relief to 911 Call Center Employees

Originally posted 06/03/2015 02:25PM

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
Credit: Courtesy of Leslie M Sizemore
Hero Dog Saves Owner After He Collapses from Heart Attack

Hero Dog Saves Owner After He Collapses from Heart Attack

Originally posted 05/29/2015 11:15AM

When Myrl Sizemore collapsed from a heart attack outside his Manchester, Kentucky, home, his dog Sarge was the only witness.

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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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