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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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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

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Filed Under: Dogs, Hero Pets
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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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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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Filed Under: Hero Pets, Memorial Day

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

Originally posted 05/14/2015 11:35AM

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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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Filed Under: Dogs, Hero Pets

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