Angels and laughter helped hero hiker carry injured dog down the mountain

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Dogs, the Christmas spirit and Tracy of Batavia, Ohio – an “Ordinary Hero”

Look out, St. Francis: we’ve got a new contender for the “patron saint of animals!” For a very special holiday episode of Dog Talk I interviewed Tracy, a listener from Batavia, Ohio. Her story exemplifies the very best of the … Continue reading

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Hero Dog Cam Saves Family from Fire

From WCNC, the NBC affiliate in Charlotte: When this family needed an assistance dog for their autistic daughter, they never dreamed the dog would someday save all of their lives. Kudos to Cam, the dog named after Panthers’ quarterback Cam … Continue reading

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Former Puppy Mill Dog Wins American Hero Dog Award

Once confined to a cramped cage, a former puppy mill dog took center stage as he was honored with the top title at the 2015 American Humane Association’s Hero Dog Awards for shining a light on… [[ This is a … Continue reading

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HERO DOG MIRACULOUSLY SURVIVES HOUSE FIRE

Chloe, a tiny Chihuahua who saved her family by alerting them to a fire in their home, was thought to have perished in the fire when she didn’t escape the house with her family. But firefighters were stunned to find … Continue reading

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Chasing Your Hero

Never cared for Matthew McConaughey even though he comes from my stomping grounds.  A grown man shouldn’t outta spend his time doing stoner flicks and romantic comedies.  And he’s notorious for taking his shirt off & the south is stocked … Continue reading

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Good News for Kabang, the Hero Dog Without a Snout

It looks like 2013 is shaping up to be a pretty good year for Kabang, a dog from the Philippines who almost made the ultimate sacrifice when she jumped in front of a motorcycle to save her owner’s daughter and … Continue reading

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Metacam is my Hero

So I’ll save the details of my talk with the dermatologist for later (it isn’t that exciting) but one thing that finally got addressed was that her pain meds weren’t working and that she seemed to be in constant pain. … Continue reading

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