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  • Dog stays with owner for 20 hours after paralyzing fall in snow

    01/15/2017 5:28:12 PM PST · by Innovative · 46 replies
    Pix 11 ^ | Jan. 15, 2017 | Alyssa Zauderer
    A Michigan man is recovering from a near-death experience thanks to his dog’s heroic actions. On New Year’s Eve, a man only identified as Bob went outside to get a log for his fireplace. Wearing only his slippers, long Johns and a shirt, Bob slipped and fell, breaking his neck. “I was screaming for help but my nearest neighbor is about a quarter mile away and it was 10:30 p.m., but my Kelsey came,” stated Bob. “By morning my voice was gone and I couldn’t yell for help, but Kelsey didn’t stop barking.” Bob laid in the snow for 20 hours,...
  • Dying dog lives to see his person happily married

    09/18/2016 5:41:09 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 14 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 17 Sept 2016 | Sarah Larimer
    O’Connell and Garvin, both veterinarians, got married this September. And they wanted Charlie to be there But Charlie, who was 15 years old, had been diagnosed with a brain tumor earlier this year. His condition had deteriorated. And it was clear Charlie wouldn’t live much longer. “But they really wanted him in the wedding, because that’s the bride’s — that’s like her soul dog.” “He may not have been able to do what he wanted to do, and his body was definitely failing him,” O’Connell said. “But he was happy to be there.”
  • Report: Abedin brought to tears by Clinton carrying her own bags

    04/30/2016 5:03:34 PM PDT · by PROCON · 74 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | April 29, 2016 | RUDY TAKALA
    Huma Abedin, a longtime aide to Hillary Clinton, nearly began sobbing at the thought of Clinton carrying her own bags, according to a report published on Thursday. "Abedin took her duties so seriously ... that when she learned that Clinton had once carried her own bag up a flight of stairs in her aide's absence, Abedin nearly burst into tears," an unnamed source said for the story in Newsweek.Abedin began working for Clinton as a White House intern in 1996, the same year that former intern Monica Lewinsky began working for President Bill Clinton. However, her career took a different...
  • This Happens Five Times A Day (Funny video of dog howling during call to prayer!)

    12/21/2015 1:31:01 PM PST · by stylecouncilor · 26 replies ^ | Dec. 21, 2015 | Jim22
    This Happens Five Times A Day.
  • Family: Bambi the dog races back into burning home for man, 69

    10/20/2015 5:03:13 PM PDT · by Altariel · 20 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | October 20, 2015 | Peter Nickeas and Carlos Sadovi
    Sara Domaradzka had just escaped her family's burning two-flat in Portage Park early Tuesday when her dog Bambi scrambled out of her arms and raced back into the flames. Her family believes the 4-year-old terrier-Labrador mix knew Domaradzka's 69-year-old father was still in the home and went back after him. "She ran back into the house to find (Sara's) dad, and then they both got stuck there," said Domaradzka's boyfriend, Alessandro Mininni. Firefighters arrived at the home on the 5100 block of West Grace Street around 1:30 a.m. and carried out Piotr Domaradzka, who did not have any vital signs....
  • World's raddest police dog poses with drugs, guns

    05/15/2015 2:32:59 PM PDT · by humblegunner · 37 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | May 15, 2015 | John Boyd
    A drug house bust in Montgomery County led to one heck of a photo op for Libby, a new K-9 narcotics unit pit bull. Around 3:30 p.m. Monday, Libby and Precinct 4 constables were called to investigate a potential drug house in Splendora, according to the Montgomery County Police Reporter. The suspect inside, Michael Walker, copped to possessing a small amount of marijuana, but denied possessing anything else. However, after receiving consent to search the home, Libby and the constables found three mason jars and a food storage bag filled with marijuana
  • Lost 3-Year-Old Boy Found With Family Dog Protecting Him

    05/09/2014 9:02:12 AM PDT · by heartwood · 38 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 7 2014 | ABC News
    A 3-year-old North Dakota boy who disappeared for nearly seven hours was later found under the protective cover of the family’s pet dog, authorities said. Carson Urness disappeared from his family’s 10-plus acre property in Cooperstown, North Dakota, around 7:30 p.m. Monday after being let out to play while his mom worked inside the home, the boy’s father told ABC News. “She checked on him again at 7:30 and he was gone,” Carson’s father, Brock Urness, said of his wife, Courtney, who was inside taking care of the couple’s 11-month-old daughter while Carson played. - Cooper is the family’s dog...
  • Family Dog Ran Back Into A Burning Building [to save kittens.] (w/video)

    01/23/2014 9:16:25 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 18 replies
    Now that’s what I call a dog with heart! A house caught fire in Australia, and after everyone was out, the family dog Leo ran back inside. Leo was determined to save his four tiny, unlikely pals.
  • This Abandoned Dog and Disabled Cat Are the Most Adorable Best Friends Ever

    01/08/2014 6:30:37 PM PST · by Innovative · 11 replies
    E Online ^ | Jan 8, 2014 | John Boone
    Meet Ruth (the cat) and Idgie (the dachshund). ... When the two were found, abandoned at the end of a driveway in Florida last October, 2-year-old Idgie refused to leave 7-month-old Ruth's side, protectively barking whenever anyone came near his kitten friend.
  • Protective pit bull scares off coyotes and saves cat friend

    10/13/2013 10:39:12 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 49 replies ^ | October 12, 2013
    Sherree Lewis, who cares for her son's dog, Jack, is crediting the dog with saving the family cat, named "Kitty." Kitty nearly used up all of her nine lives in one fell swoop when two coyotes decided that she looked like their next meal. Lewis described the frightening scene: “ As I was walking to the door, I could see the coyotes over here," “ "One had her by the neck and the other had her by the tail,” Jack, seeing his feline friend in danger, quickly sprang into action, racing out of the house and after the attacking coyotes....
  • Hero Wiener Dog Sacrifices Own Life to Save Two Men From Bear Attack

    09/30/2013 10:26:15 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 25 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2013 | Lee Moran
    Bradley the 4-pound wiener pooch fights off a 400-pound beast after it goes after two Michigan men in the woods. Sadly, he died from his wounds but he is being hailed as a hero by his owner.A tiny dachshund has been hailed a hero after he sacrificed his own life to save two Michigan men from a brutal black bear attack. Bradley the 4-pound wiener dog stood up to the 400-pound beast after it struck in Oscoda County woods on Saturday. Refusing to let the giant tear up the duo, the puny pup jumped off their golf cart and started...
  • Dog Finds A Tiny Kitten, Risks Everything To Save Her [w/pix]

    07/22/2013 11:12:46 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 41 replies
    Buzzfeed ^ | July 20, 2013 | Summer Anne Burton
    Animal control officers in Anderson, S.C., thought that a barking shih tzu was stuck in a ravine. Turns out, she was there nursing and protecting a tiny abandoned kitten she had found.
  • Family Dog Saves Abandoned Newborn Baby, Brings Infant Home

    06/06/2013 9:08:52 PM PDT · by jocon307 · 77 replies ^ | 06/06/2013 | Steve Ertelt
    A family dog in Thailand is credited with bringing home an abandoned newborn baby on Monday. The two-year-old canine named Pui found a plastic bag with a newborn baby girl inside and carried the infant back home. Officials believe the baby was abandoned at a roadside dump in Tha Rua district of Ayutthaya province. According to a report in the Bangkok Post, when Pui returned home, it barked loudly to get it’s owners’ attention. A 12-year-old girl named Sudarat Thongmak came out of the home and was shocked to find the baby with her umbilical cord still attached. After getting...
  • Chihuahua lures pit bull attacking Chilliwack girl

    03/26/2013 8:40:49 PM PDT · by Arthurio · 102 replies
    A four-year-old Chihuahua came to the rescue of an eight-year-old Chilliwack girl after a neighbour's pit bull attacked her and began biting her face. Jenna Desrochers was outside in a backyard last Tuesday at around 5 p.m. PT when the neighbour's pit bull broke free from its enclosure and went after her. Soon after, her grandmother's Chihuahua came to the rescue. Anne Marie Desrochers, Jenna's grandmother, says the pit bull knocked Jenna down and began biting her face. Honey, a four-year-old Chihuahua, then came to the rescue by drawing the attacking dog away. "The pit bull took Jenna down at...
  • Dog alerts owner after 9-week-old baby stops breathing

    11/22/2012 7:04:38 AM PST · by expat1000 · 29 replies
    Your Jewish News ^ | October 15, 2012 | Ryan Lee Hall
    (Scroll down for video) A family dog helped alert parents that their 9-week-old baby has stopped breathing, according to reports. The Brousseau family rescued their dog six years ago, and the dog returned the favor on Sunday in Portland, Oregon. The Brousseaus say that the dog named Duke is responsible for saving the life of their baby daughter. On Sunday night, Duke jumped on the bed and trembled uncontrollably, enough to wake them. "If Duke had not been so scared, we would have gone to sleep," Jenna Brousseau said.
  • Hero dog saves baby from kidnapping, family says

    11/21/2012 12:46:20 PM PST · by Kartographer · 25 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 11/21/12 | By Dylan Stableford
    kidnapping attempt was thwarted in Indianapolis on Tuesday when a family's dog stopped an armed would-be kidnapper from leaving the family's home. Police say a man and a woman broke into the home of Nayeli Garzon-Jimenez through the back door while her husband was at work. Garzon-Jimenez was on the phone with her husband, Adolfo Angeles-Morales, at the time of the break-in. "She started screaming and crying, and said, 'Someone just stuck their hand in the door,'" Angeles-Morales told WISH-TV. "The guy said, 'Give me the money or we take the baby.'"
  • D.C. officer has unexpected pit bull encounter (Cop does NOT shoot dog)

    10/06/2012 9:39:06 AM PDT · by Altariel · 15 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | October 3, 2012 | Scott McCabe
    Star did exactly what you're supposed to do when you get lost. She found a police officer. It was about midnight. D.C. police Sgt. James Black was stopped at a red light at 42nd Street and Benning Road NE, when suddenly a dog leapt through the open window of his unmarked cruiser. The dark-colored female pit bull jumped on his lap -- and began licking his face. "I went from being startled to laughing," said Black, who has spent 15 years on the force. Scott Giacoppo, vice president of the Washington Humane Society, said he's never heard of a dog...
  • B.C. woman recounts 'surreal' cougar attack in her house ( Canada )

    08/28/2012 1:21:53 PM PDT · by george76 · 32 replies
    CBC News ^ | Aug 28, 2012
    A B.C. woman who was attacked on her sofa by a starving cougar that strolled into her house in search of a meal says her faithful dog saved her life. Angie Prime, 35, was sitting in the living room of her home in Trail, located in southeastern B.C., on Saturday evening, talking to her husband on the phone and getting ready to take her three dogs out for a walk before turning into bed. Then she caught a flash of something that should not have been in the house. "I just happened to catch something out of the corner of...
  • Dog Saves Family Before Dying in House Fire

    04/23/2012 7:02:26 PM PDT · by Silentgypsy · 37 replies ^ | 04/23/2012 | Unattributed
    A Hillsborough, New Hampshire family lost everything in a fire, including the dog that saved their lives. “I’m not crying for the mess. I’m crying for the dogs,” said Paul Sousa, Sr. as he looked at the charred heap that used to be his trailer home. When fire tore through the home Thursday night, he and his son escaped with just minutes to spare thanks to their five year old beagle, Dupa.
  • Real-life Lassie comes to the rescue as boy, 11, is impaled on metal fence...

    04/23/2012 1:34:53 PM PDT · by Daffynition · 15 replies
    DailyMail ^ | Apr 23, 2012 | Richard Hartley-parkinson
    A boy impaled on a metal fence was saved after a real-life Lassie drew his owner's attention to the child's plight. Jack Humphrey, 11, became impaled on the 8ft fence by his wrist when he fell while climbing a nearby tree. In shock, he tried to jump down from the fence, tearing his arm to the bone from elbow to wrist. Spike, who was being walked by James Harrigan on land between North Ormesby and Longlands Road, in Middlesbrough, Cleveland, ran off in the direction of the injured boy.