Posts tagged "hero dog"

Dog Saves a Life, Man Barked Awake in Fire

Dog Saves a Life, Man Barked Awake in Fire
A German shepherd saves a life…it seems these stories happen so often – now with social media we hear about them. The dog jumped on Joseph Rutledge’s bed as he slept, in Chambersburg, PA November last year. The smoke from the fire in the mobile home was already filling the house as Bella persisted, finally waking Rutlidge. Bella... Read more »

Pit Bull-mix Saves Woman from House Fire

Pit Bull-mix Saves Woman from House Fire
Dog saves a life, alerting the owner, Debbie White in Sacramento, CA who was in a very deep sleep, of a house fire. And guess what, the dog – named Forest – is a pit-bull mix or thought to be. Really who knows what breed or mix Forest is, and does it really matter? Of... Read more »

Lassie's Story, Jon Provost Isn't Falling Into A Well

Lassie's Story, Jon Provost Isn't Falling Into A Well
Jon Provost was about to participate in a special event in his honor at the Chicago Museum of Broadcast Communications when I asked, “What if you fell into a well on your way from the airport to the museum?” The now 63-year-old actor, who played Timmy on TV’s popular “Lassie,” politely chuckled, though he’s likely... Read more »
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Dog Saves Boy, A Lassie Story in Real Life

Dog Saves Boy, A Lassie Story in Real Life
Lassie saves another life….well, almost. This time, the dog’s name is Ashapoo and is an Australian Shepherd, not a Collie; and instead of Timmy falling into a well, it’s two-year old Peyton who wanders of. Peyton is a two-year described to be “on batteries.” Grandma turned her back for a moment, and the toddler was... Read more »

Saved By a Pit Bull Superhero

Saved By a Pit Bull Superhero
All dogs are loyal – but these sorts of stories seem to happen an awful LOT with dogs described as Pit Bulls. Angela was leaving the playground in Port Charlotte, FL with her two year old son, when something unimaginable happened. An unknown man attacked them at knife point.. It seemed no one was around.... Read more »

Paco the Chihuahua Chases Away Armed Robbers

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It would have been worse if it wasn’t for a pint-sized Chihuahua who chased off armed robbers in Altadena, CA.. When I was on the radio with Greg Jarrett of WGN – he asked me how it’s possible that a Chihuahua could scare off a pair of gun toting criminals. Well, watch for yourself. Think... Read more »
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