Blog Entries ( Hero )

Grateful Dog Surprises Heroic Cop

June 1st, 2010
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WARNING: You might be tempted to stop this video because it begins with a hurt dog and NOBODY wants to see that. But please stick around. You’ll be rewarded. With what, you ask? Just a heroic cop saving the dog. And then after that there’s something that goes by “the cutest ending ever.” It’s worth the wait. (via The Daily What).

Katrina Gets Applause For Saving Drowning Man

February 14th, 2010
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Hurricane Katrina was a miserable occurrence for everyone down south, but inspiring stories of heroism have helped give victims something to smile about. That's certainly the case with Katrina, the ironically named black labrador who saved a drowning man before rising flood waters claimed his life. The dog, who was later rescued herself by rescue teams, was honored at that year's Genesis ...

Neo Brings Help to Fallen Diabetic Woman

February 13th, 2010
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This 11-month old Siberian husky earned his hero stripes by getting human help for his imperiled owner, Marci Snead. When Snead (a diabetic with fibromyalsia and rheumatoid arthritis) went into hypoglycemic shock, Neo ran to the nearest building. There, he grabbed the attention of several people who followed Neo back to where Snead had fallen. Within moments, an ambulance was called and the ...

Trakr Locates Last Survivor at Ground Zero

February 10th, 2010
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Trakr owns arguably the most prestigious rescue on our list. Together with police officer James Symington, Trakr helped dig through some 30 feet of unstable debris at the World Trade Center "ground zero" site and located the last human survivor of the attack. The dog's bravery was so celebrated that he is going to be cloned for use in other police rescue forces!

Rocky Takes Bullet to Capture Burglar

February 9th, 2010
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A Lakewood, Colorado police dog, Rocky, made headlines in 2002 for chasing down a burglar, taking a bullet in the process, and ultimately helping to capture the 20-year old thug. According to Darren Mauer, the dog's officer/partner, the bullet to Rocky's paw never slowed him down. "He was the same dog after as he was before."