Blog Entries ( Dog Saves Life )

Dog saves disabled owner from burning home

April 1st, 2014
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A service dog who has been at Jerry Williams' side for the past 13 years guided him to safety as the house around them went up in flames. "She always takes care of me," said Williams. "Sweetie" helped the disabled man find a way out of his home on East Rancho Road. A cigarette started a fire inside the home on Tuesday afternoon. The ...

Dog saves owner from choking to death on sweet by accidentally performing Heimlich

March 25th, 2014
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A woman told today how her dog saved her life when she was choking to death on a sweet. Terrified Rachel Hayes, aged 40, was doubled over gasping for breath after a strawberry pastille got stuck in her throat in the kitchen at home. But worried springer spaniel Mollypops accidentally performed the Heimlich manoeuvre on her owner - and the sweet popped out. Rachel said: "She's an absolute ...

Hero Dog Returns Home After Taking Bullet for Family

March 13th, 2014
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A dog who faced intruders and took two bullets for her family is recovering from surgery at home thanks to a shelter's crowdfunding campaign. Charlie, the now-three-legged dog, had to have a leg amputated after stepping in to save her family last weekend. Charlie was at her Los Angeles home with her two pup siblings and family when two people broke into the home. The three dogs ...

Man says dog saved his life after snowmachine crash

March 12th, 2014
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It was midnight, well below freezing, and Otis Orth was lying on his back on the icy ground off a forest trail. He couldn't move. A snowmachine crash Sunday afternoon west of the Mat-Su Borough community of Trapper Creek left him with a neck injury and dislocated limbs. For hours, he lay there waiting for help, moving his legs and feet to keep warm. As temperatures ...

Dog Saves Man’s Life During Ski Accident

January 13th, 2014
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COLORADO SPRINGS, CO -His back was broken but not his spirit on a back-country ski outing in Colorado, Leonard Somers and his Siberian husky decided to take one more run. That's when his skis caught something beneath the snow sending him flying where he landed on a huge tree trunk. Friends say it was like a scene out of an old Lassie episode where Timmy sends his ...