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7 Reasons Why Dogs Are The Best

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 08.17.2016 | Entertainment
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

There are cat people, and then there are dog people. I like to consider myself a little bit of both, but having a dog is definitely better than having a cat in my opinion.

Arin Greenwood

Pit Bull Credited For Protecting Owner From Domestic Violence Is Getting Kicked Out Of Town

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.12.2015 | Green

Jaimie Kraczkowski says her pit bull Isis protected her when her then-boyfriend became violent. "Finally, when my head got hit against the wall, s...

Golden Retrievers Tend To Owner For 2 Days After Fall Until Help Arrives, Show True Loyalty

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.24.2016 | Good News

Some guardian angels choose to look over us from close by. And such help from two loving golden retrievers might be the reason Judy Muhe of Palmdal...

Heroic 9/11 Ground Zero Rescue Dog Returns To Site For 1st Time Since Attacks

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 09.12.2014 | Good News

Updated 9/11/2014, 5:25 p.m. She may have only been a 2-year-old pup at the time, but this golden retriever's bravery and service as a search and r...

Heroic Dog Ignores Her Own Injuries To Get Help For Owner.. Shows Us What Selflessness Really Looks Like

Posted 12.18.2013 | Good News

Examples of true selflessness are hard to come by, unless of course we're speaking of dogs. Last month, a dog named Lucy ignored her own injuries ...

LOOK: 21 Reasons A Dog Is The Best Investment You Will Ever Make

Posted 07.22.2013 | Good News

Are you tired of being let down by life? We feel your pain. There is one thing in life, though, that will never disappoint you. A dog. ...

Animals: Helpers and Heroes in Scary Times

Anne Zeiser | Posted 06.19.2013 | Parents
Anne Zeiser

My "Mom" instincts overtook my journalist and news junkie instincts and I turned off the TV, knowing the cumulative effects of media. As a concerned parent, I've learned two things so far from the Boston Marathon tragedy.

Meet Sassy The Hero Dog

Posted 03.22.2013 | DC

Sherry Spangler, who lives about two hours southwest of the nation's capital in Verona, Va., says Sassy the dog saved her life. WHSV has details: ...

Tiny Dog Protects Family In Late Night Fire

Posted 07.27.2012 | Good News

Big heroes can come in very small packages. That's the case for Tucker, a tiny Yorkie/Beagle mix, who saved the Gray family from their burning hom...

Dogs Of Valor Awards: Animal Heroes Honored For Saving Lives

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

For the third consecutive year, the Humane Society of the United States is honoring the amazing efforts of dogs around the country who are heroes in t...