Just because you look the part doesn't mean you're suited for the job. Case in point, Gavel, a gorgeous German shepherd who would certainly cut a dashing figure as a police dog, the job for which is was first recruited in Queensland, Australia. Alas, poor Gavel flunked out. Per the BBC, Gavel "did not display the necessary aptitude for a life on the … [Read more...] about Police Dog Fired…For The Cutest Reason Ever!
Gavel the German shepherd was being trained for life as a K-9 in Queensland, Australia, but he didn’t make the grade because he’s just too affable. So now he’s got a job greeting visitors at the governor’s house. The propitious pup took part in a police dog training program at Queensland Government House last year, and trainers quickly realized that there was no … [Read more...] about Puppy Who Flunked Out of Police Dog School for Being Too Friendly Now Has an Even Better Job
A dog in Australia has earned himself a bit of a reputation as a legend. Charlie Houdini-ed his way out of his yard during a storm and found himself on a set of railroad tracks. Three trains passed over him, one knocking him unconscious. Veterinarians told the family to say their goodbyes, but he surprised everyone by surviving. Two weeks ago a big … [Read more...] about Miracle Dog Survives Being Run Over by THREE Trains
When her mom fell down the side of a steep cliff, rescue dog Abby knew just what to do – get help. She ran to find her dad, and then led him to where the woman lay injured. She had to be airlifted to a hospital, and Abby was rewarded with lots of treats. Sue and Michael Pethick, from Caloote, South Australia, were on vacation at Gleesons Landing on Yorke … [Read more...] about Adopted Dog Saves Her Injured Mom in a Real Life Lassie-Style Rescue
A mentally ill woman who had drowned one of her sons and was in the process of drowning the other was stopped by Buddy, another family’s pit bull, who dragged the boy away from a river in Australia. On March 2nd, Buddy was at the Murray River in Moama, a town bordering the states of New South Wales and Victoria, when he saw a distressing situation … [Read more...] about Hero Pit Bull Mix Saves a Boy from Being Drowned by His Mother