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  • Sergeant Stubby ... Vintage World War I Photos of American War Dog, circa 1918

    07/29/2013 7:06:33 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 33 replies
    Retronaut ^ | Circa 1918 | Retronaut
    • "Sergeant Stubby" Sergeant Stubby (1916 or 1917 – April 4, 1926), was the most decorated war dog of World War I and the only dog to be promoted to sergeant through combat. America's first war dog, Stubby served 18 months 'over there' and participated in seventeen battles on the Western Front. He saved his regiment from surprise mustard gas attacks, found and comforted the wounded, and even once caught a German spy by the seat of his pants (holding him there until American Soldiers found him). Back home his exploits were front page news of every major newspaper. •...
  • Terriers are best in show

    02/10/2009 3:36:42 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 14 replies · 749+ views
    boston.com ^ | February 10, 2009 | Nancy Marrapese-Burrell
    It has been referred to as the "Jack Pot" and the "Jack Parker Invitational" because of the number of times the veteran bench boss has led Boston University to the Beanpot championship. Heading into last night's 57th quest for Boston bragging rights against Northeastern, the No. 1-ranked Terriers had 28 Beanpot crowns to their credit. Well, say hello to No. 29. The third-ranked Huskies, who have been atop the Hockey East standings for the bulk of the season, gave it their best shot - thinking this was the year they would take it away from their league rivals for their...
  • A Purple Heart day as pupils pay tribute (Texas hero's tribute to Kiwi Hero)

    05/18/2007 10:59:16 PM PDT · by DieHard the Hunter · 2 replies · 308+ views
    Taranaki Saturday (New Zealand) ^ | Saturday, 19 May 2007 | JAYNE HULBERT
    A Purple Heart day as pupils pay tribute JAYNE HULBERT jayne.hulbert@tnl.co.nz - Taranaki | Saturday, 19 May 2007 PEOPLE fought back the tears as Manaia school children sang a song of tribute to George the plucky Jack Russell yesterday. Penned by Erica Veale - whose children George protected from attack by two vicious pitbulls - the song was a poignant tribute at a ceremony held to award George a posthumous medal for bravery from the SPCA. And for George's owner Alan Gay (69) the ceremony at Manaia Primary School was especially emotional. George gave his life in saving the group...
  • SPCA medal for dog that saved children from attack (Slice of Life DownUnder NZ)

    05/08/2007 12:15:41 AM PDT · by DieHard the Hunter · 10 replies · 604+ views
    SPCA medal for dog that saved children from attack NZPA | Tuesday, 8 May 2007 FAITHFUL FRIEND: George, the Jack Russell, who died after being mauled by pitbulls. George, the nine-year-old Jack Russell terrier who defended a group of children from being attacked from two pitbulls, will receive a posthumous medal for bravery from the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The award will be the second for George, after American Jerrell Hudman said he was sending his Purple Heart medal awarded during from the Vietnam War to New Zealand to honour the bravery of the terrier. The...
  • Hero Jack Russell to receive Purple Heart (Slice of Life DownUnder NZ)

    05/05/2007 6:45:39 AM PDT · by DieHard the Hunter · 11 replies · 1,199+ views
    Taranaki Daily News (New Zealand) ^ | 5 May 2007 | Jayne Hulbert
    Hero Jack Russell to receive Purple Heart By JAYNE HULBERT - Taranaki Daily News | Saturday, 5 May 2007 TOUCHED BY BRAVERY: Texan Jerrell Hudman is pictured with his Purple Heart medal from the Vietnam War that he is sending to New Zealand to honour the bravery of heroic dead Jack Russell terrier, George. Hero-dog George has touched plenty of hearts - now he's being honoured with a Purple Heart. American war veteran Jerrell Hudman was so moved by the Jack Russell's story of sacrifice that he is sending George his Purple Heart medal. Last weekend George gave his life...
  • Dogs 'given P' to make them fiercer (Slice of Life DownUnder NZ)

    05/02/2007 7:05:45 PM PDT · by DieHard the Hunter · 24 replies · 978+ views
    Taranaki Daily News (New Zealand) ^ | 3 May 2007 | Richard Woodd and Lyn Humphries
    Dogs 'given P' to make them fiercer By RICHARD WOODD and LYN HUMPHREYS - Taranaki Daily News | Thursday, 3 May 2007 The pitbulls that terrified a group of children will be destroyed today, amid claims that some owners feed their dogs P to make them more aggressive. OWNER OF HERO JACK RUSSELL WANTS DOGS CONTROLLED IN TOWN Yesterday, acting on a tipoff, animal control officers and police took the rogue dogs from a Manaia property. The story made international headlines because a tiny Jack Russell terrier called George was badly mauled as he defended the children from the attack...
  • Terriers seized in L.A. are returned

    03/04/2007 7:39:48 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 146+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 3/4/07 | AP
    LOS ANGELES - Four purebred Yorkshire terriers stolen at gunpoint during a home invasion robbery more than a week ago were returned to their owners after a man turned himself in to police. Three puppies, valued at $2,500 each, and a full-grown family pet named Tan-ja were reunited with their owners at the Wilshire Division police station Saturday night. One puppy remained missing, police said. Family members hugged and kissed the panting pups and left the police station with the dogs in their arms. The animals were recovered after Ryan Betton, 19, of Los Angeles, surrendered to police Friday night,...