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Dog Saves a Child from Drowning

In Brazil, a house pet named Kesha saved the life of a 1-year-old girl after the child was thrown by thieves inside a water tank. According to the mother’s account, she was returning from church services Tuesday night, Sept. 3, with her daughter inside her stroller, when two men

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Loyal dog attends daily Mass

In San Donaci on the southeastern shore of Italy, Tommy faithfully goes to Mass every day at Santa Maria Assunta Church. Tommy is a 7-year-old German Shepherd. Tommy’s owner Maria Margherita Lochi, 57, had found the dog abandoned in some fields close to her home. Lochi had rescued several

Tips on keeping your dog safe in the car

Unrestrained pets cause more than 30,000 accidents annually, according to a recent AAA report. The problem isn’t new, but has gained attention in recent years by the issue of distracted driving coming more into the public’s consciousness. In 2009, 5,474 people were killed and 448,000 injured in crashes caused

A Christmas Miracle – A Blind Dog Comes Home in Alaska

When their blind, 8-year-old dog, Abby, went missing in an Alaska snowstorm, the Grapengeter family didn’t expect to ever see her again. Abby — a short-haired brown-and-white mix — disappeared Dec. 13 during the worst part of recent storms in Fairbanks and her family searched for several days in

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Hero Dog Saves Woman from Venomous Snake

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A three-year-old black Lab named Dante showed such astonishing bravery—and suffered such dire consequences—in saving a woman from a venomous cottonmouth in Florida that you can’t help but be amazed. Gudrun Mastriano, of Kissimmee, was walking Dante, when a short, aggressive snake appeared in the path in front of

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