A pit bull named Laila couldn’t have better family watching her while her own family is away. She’s had a girl named Anna to help her fall asleep at night by singing to her. If the video of it doesn’t move you, you must have a heart of stone! Donna Masusock of Wenonah, New Jersey and her family are dogsitting Laila until June, … [Read more...] about Little Girl Sweetly Serenades Foster Dog to Sleep
Last year we shared with you the story of Karina and her dog Naida, who dutifully protected her when she spent nearly two weeks lost in the vast wilderness of Siberia. Naida only left the girl’s side to find people to come rescue them, and recently a statue was unveiled at the Yakutsk Airport dedicated to their perseverance. On July 29th, 2014, Rodion Chikitova … [Read more...] about Dog & Girl Who Survived Siberian Wilderness Honored with Statue
KPTV - FOX 12 ..... A teenage girl’s life was likely saved by her fiercely protective dog, who stopped a man from carrying out what could have been a deadly sexual attack on her. A 14-year-old girl was walking her dog near a Frisbee golf area in her Portland, Oregon neighborhood around 8:20 on Wednesday morning when she was accosted. “It always seems like … [Read more...] about Dog Saves His Teen Family Member from Brutal Attack
Madison Hazen could have been very badly mauled after a rabid fox attacked her in her yard. Thankfully, 13-year-old Ricky Howard and his dog Domino were near enough to stop the assault. The five-year-old girl was playing in her Pennsylvania backyard earlier this month when a fox bolted over and lunged at her. “I was down there, and the fox was coming around. It … [Read more...] about Teen and His Dog Save Little Girl from Rabid Fox
By Denise Daniels | Washington Post One of the greatest lessons of my life came from a dog. It was Christmas Eve, 1989, and our house was burning to the ground. As we stood in the snow in our jammies, our Newfoundland, Alfie, kept running back toward the house to make sure all the children were out and that everyone was safe. (We were, thankfully.) It was the most … [Read more...] about Want to Raise Empathetic Kids? Get Them a Dog.