Heroic Dogs Amazing Feats Of Courage
These will melt your heart with their stories of bravery.
Cats and dogs are our pets. They comfort us when we are down, make us laugh with their antics and generally make a household a warm and fuzzy place. Most people see animals as part of their families, but rarely do we stop and think how important they can be.
How many times have we seen a dog chasing around after a ball, then something happens and the dog turns into well, super dog?
What goes on in their minds? Is it a territorial reaction? Do these animals believe we are part of the pack or are they really thinking hey I have got to save this child?
Maybe they are all little angels in animal bodies! What do you think?
Dogs and cats are our little hero's. But sometimes dogs go above and beyond the call of duty!
Argentine Dog Saves Baby.
This little dog from Argentina saved an abandoned baby after finding it in a field surrounded by rubbish and boxes.
The baby boy had been abandoned by his terrified 14 year old mother, and left in the field. The dog, named La China. heard the baby crying and went over to investigate.
The dog then carefully picked up the baby and carried it 50 metres back to her den. China had six pups of her own, and the owners believe that it was her maternal instinct that kicked in.
The owners of the dog heard the baby crying and informed the authorities. The baby was completely unharmed apart from a few scratches, The whole of Argentina are praising the dog and saying that she has touched their hearts and are calling her a hero.
Ah bless her!
Dog Saves Owner From Choking.
When pet owner Aysha Perry started to choke, her dog Sheba knew exactly what to do. Aysha was eating chicken in the front room while watching TV, when a piece of chicken approximately one and a half inches long got stuck in her throat. She started to panic, and fell to the ground. She was on her own and didn't know what to do.
She started to reach for the phone, but before she managed to get there, her Japanese Akita, Sheba, who was asleep in the kitchen, heard her distress. And in the style of a super hero wonder dog, rushed in and jumped on her back giving her an almighty whack between the shoulder blades! The chicken shot out and Aysha began to breath.
Sheba then rushed round and started to lick her face. What a little hero! Evidently Aysha has helped Sheba since then when she got a paw caught on a fence, but she still feels totally indebted to this amazing dog.
Buddy Saves Owner From House Fire.
Buddy, a German Shepherd saved his owner from a horrendous house fire when his owner 23 year old Ben Heinrichs was caught alight by a spark from the car he was fixing. Buddy the dog was in the workshop with him, and when Ben ran out he shouted at Buddy, 'We need to get help'.
So Buddy leaped into action. He ran along the road and waited until a car came along. It was Alaskan Trooper Terrence Shanigan, who got the call but had got lost purely because his navigation system had stopped working. He spotted Buddy and instantly realized that something was wrong
As you can see from the video, he decided to follow the dog, and was amazed to see that Buddy took him straight to the blaze. After getting out the car Terrence realized that the workshop was in flames and the shed received damage too.
Terrence said that Buddy was a real hero, who continued to guide him from the car when they got there and leading him to where his owner was in trouble.
Since then Buddy has received a silver plated dog bowl for his heroism! Go Buddy!
A Dog Named Hero.
I have been reading and watching many videos and stories of doggy heroes, but this one actually made me cry and say Wow out loud. I had to watch the video twice, it blew me away!
The story begins when Shannon Lorio had a massive argument with her husband, and decided to go for a drive to blow off some steam. In southern Georgia the roads are long and winding and the woodlands are vast. With hardly any cars or people for hours at a time its not a good place to have an accident.
But this is exactly what happened to Shannon on that day. Where she was driving is locally known as Nascar Road, because the people drive to fast.
Losing control of her car, it veered across the road and shot down an embankment. Losing consciousness she woke to find that the top half of her body was laid on the trunk, and her lower body was sprawled over the back seat.
She was confused, in pain and continued to collapse into unconsciousness. Then suddenly a strange thing happened.
Shannon woke to feel someone or something breathing on her face. A German Shepherd had jumped up onto the vehicle and was licking her face to wipe away her blood.
She blacked out again, and when she came round she realized that she was being moved. The dog was pulling her from the car!
The dog pulled her up over 100 feet to the top of the ditch and continued to drag her across the grass towards the road. Shannon was beginning to come round more, and decided to try to stand up. The dog stood there and allowed Shannon to pull herself to her feet by hanging onto him.
Shannon then managed to flag down a car and asked the driver to phone her husband as she had had a car accident. She then passed out and woke to find herself in the hospital.
She found out that she had an intracranial hemorrhage which, left untreated could have caused death. Luckily she didn't need surgery, and recovered well.
Her life was saved by a stray dog, who came out of nowhere. Shannon was in tears as she said ' The dog did everything for me, if he hadn't have found me I wouldn't be here now, I believe, in my heart, that I would have died'.
Since then the dog has been taken into the Humane Society, and now he is being trained to be a search and rescue dog, which is very appropriate.
They Named him Hero. And search and rescue trainer Heidy Drawdy has adopted him.
The last word comes from Shannon. 'I told him, you will always be my hero'.
Any dry eyes left in the house?
My Number One Hero!
Want Some More? Quick Bites! (excuse the pun!)
Austin Forman was outside collecting wood in the small town of Bar Boston near Vancouver BT. He said that Angel stayed by his side instead of running around like she normally does. By this time it was dark, and suddenly Austin saw a shadow that he presumed was another dog.
But it wasn't. It was a Cougar! The cougar leaped for the young 11 year old boy, but Angel got there first. The cougar grabbed Angel by the head and tried to suffocate her. There was a frantic call to the law and they came out and the cat was shot.
Angel was badly injured by has gone on to make a full recovery.
Et Tu Brutis!
Brutis a 7 year old golden retriever saved a young child from a horrible fate when he noticed a coral snake slithering towards him.
The dog snatched up the snake and ran away with it, suffering near fatal injuries from the encounter.
Brutis was saved, and for his heroism was flown to Los Angeles and received the National Hero Dog Award.
The committee went on to say, 'We give this award for animals that give that something extra, and we still don't understand why they do it, but they do'.
There's Something about Eve.
When Kathie, a Paraplegic who is totally paralyzed, was caught up in an appalling accident in her truck after it caught fire, her dog came to the rescue.
Eve her Rottweiler was there to save the day. She ran over, grabbed Kathie by the ankles and proceeded to drag her to a nearby ditch which was just far enough away to save Kathie from the truck when it exploded.
Nyla The Guide.
Nyla The Wonder Dog!
Nyla became a little fire hero when Sheila found herself surrounded by smoke and flames. Sheila couldn't see anything and would have perished in her house if Nyla hadn't guided her to safety.
Every single time Sheila couldn't find her way, Nyla would bark to get her attention and then wait until Sheila had found her before heading towards the door and safety.
Her home was completely burned down and destroyed but Sheila went on to say, ' Nyla could have left at any time, but she chose to stay and save me while putting her own life in danger'.
Give your little hero the best!
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