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Dogs in the military have saved lots of lives. This is the story of one such dog. This veteran war hero is called Lucca. Lucca is a German Shepherd K9 who was honored with the PDSA Dickin Medal for her service. The pooch successfully completed more than 400 missions during her six years of service. Alongside her handler, she detected...
There are lots of homeless animals on our planet. These poor souls live out on the streets and frequently have to scour for food and water. They don't even have roofs over their heads. Stray animals usually fall victim to human abuse. Most of them die without ever knowing what love even means. Fortunately, there are several organizations that...
Dogs are very protective towards the one they love. Some breeds in particular are known for being amazing guards dogs – take for example, the German Shepherd. And as this video shows, these incredible animals not only look after their puppies and their owners, but also other animals. If they feel someone is family, they defend them at all...
The police have a really hard job to do. They often come under fire these days for using excessive force. But one cannot overlook the good things that they do for us as well. We can sleep peacefully at night thanks to the protection and vigilance of police officers. The following story is about a police officer who had...
Meet Cloud. This 15 year old husky had never been inside a house before. The poor thing had spent his whole life being shackled outdoors. Emergency workers rushed a property in New Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, after a roof collapsed on a dilapidated house on the premises. In the cold February weather, they noticed an old husky bound by a heavy chain....
In 2016, Pablo the Chihuahua was dropped off with their pet sitter. Sadly, they never came back for him. Pablo kept barking in such an unfamiliar and new place. He hadn’t seen his family in weeks, and he didn’t know if they were ok. After five months, the pet sitter was also tired of the barking, so he posted online...
Nobody could tell where this downtrodden pup came from, or why he sought refuge in a campus of a college in Brazil. But he did find the best way to draw attention to himself. The dog showed up at Feevale University, in the city of Novo Hamburgo. He didn’t take time in settling in front of the college's bookstore. Why...
We might have heard time and again—“adopt, don’t shop”. There are so many needy animals out there that deserve a home. Instead of opting for a designer breed, you can adopt an animal in need to show just how much you love animals. Once you get them home, you realize how special they can be. Often, people who save...
A treasured elephant with magnificent tusks was shot down by a trophy hunter in Zimbabwe last month. This incident has left people everywhere mourning for the loss. The bull elephant’s beautiful so long that it almost reached the ground. He was being studied by researchers who had even fitted a radio collar on him. Sadly, that wasn’t enough to...
When Wiley first came to his new home, his mom instantly saw that there was something special about him. The Dalmatian puppy was very sweet, silly and quite sassy already. But Wiley also had a unique heart-shaped spot on his nose! Because Wiley was so young, his family didn’t know if the markings would remain like that till he grew...