A dozen of these ubiquitous brave dogs will make your day.
Many of us, especially those of us who grew up with TV classics like Lassie, have a soft spot for heroic dogs.
Dogs are everyday heroes in so many ways, from guide dogs to rescue dogs and those that keep us safe by sniffing out explosives and drugs, there are countless ‘tails’ of man’s best friend standing up and doing amazing things. Sometimes dogs are heroes just by being our companions, loyal and non-judgemental friends we can always rely on when times are ‘ruff.’
We have decided to compile a list of just some of those stories, courageous canines that took on situations by the scruff of the neck and emerged victorious. Scroll down below to check them out!
Layka The Hero Military Dog. Despite Getting Shot 4 Times By An Ak-47 At Point Blank Range, She Still Attacked And Subdued The Insurgent Who Was Attacking Her Handler She Survived A 7 Hour Surgery And Was Recently Awarded A Medal For Her Heroism
An 8 Month Old Puppy Geo Saved Charlie Riley From Being Hit By A Truck By Pushing The Boy Out Of The Way And Getting Hit And Run Over Instead
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
Dog Saves Owner’s Life By Lying On Him For Nearly 24 Hours In Freezing Conditions
Maggie Snuck Out Of Her Kennel At Night To Comfort Crying Foster Puppies
Our Blind Dog Molly Saved The Lives Of 7 People, 2 Dogs, And 4 Cats From Fire
Abbie Saved Little Benjamin By Letting His Mom Know He’s Choking
This Is Frida – The Good Girl Who Saved 52 People From Mexico’s Earthquake
A Woman Saved A Pit Bull Just Hours Before He Was Scheduled To Be Euthanized And Less Than A Week Later It Returned The Favor When He Helped Save Her 4-Year-Old Son
When This Service Dog, Figo, Saw A Bus Heading Towards His Blind Owner, He Jumped Between Them In Attempt To Take Most Of The Hit For Her