One reason why dogs make such incredible companions is that they’ll do anything to protect their humans and even other animals.
Whether they’re providing emotional support, alerting us to danger, or putting their lives at risk to rescue people from deadly situations, dogs around the world prove every day that they deserve to be called heroes. So to celebrate our canine friends’ bravery, we’re sharing the stories of 15 courageous pups who’ve worked to help others in incredible ways.
1. “Tonight this guy barked at me for thirty minutes to take him out despite just going. Turned out we had a gas leak in our apartment and he just wanted us to get out.”
2. Molly the blind dog saved the lives of seven people, two dogs, and four cats when she alerted her family to a house fire in the middle of the night.
3. “Meet Sam, who recently retired after 10 years and over 300 children found as a search and rescue dog in PA.”