Nominations for AKC Hero Awards Open Through July 31st

To celebrate the dogs who do extraordinary things in the service of humankind, the AKC Humane FundSM is seeking YOUR nominations for its AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE). Nominations are now open and winners will be announced … Continue reading

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Halo Partner, Jeanie the 3-Legged Dog, Is Up for a 2018 American Humane Hero Award

On September 29, 2018 the American Humane is hosting the eighth annual Hero Dog Awards gala at The Beverly Hilton, where they will be honoring the Hero Dog Awards winners in seven different categories and the 2018 American Hero Dog will … Continue reading

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Mysterious Hero Saves Two Dogs from Scottish River

We might think that anonymous heroes only exist in movies, but one man in Scotland proved otherwise this fall. Not only did this mystery man go into a fast-moving river to save one dog – he then proceeded to save … Continue reading

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Hero Dogs of 9/11 Documentary

Here’s the trailer. You can catch the whole movie on YouTube. Worth the 1.5 hours it takes to see the whole thing. #NeverForget Until next time, Good day, and good dog! Doggies.com Dog Blog

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MEET JUDY, THE HERO DOG WHO WAS A WWII POW

For some British soldiers in WWII, the only reason they survived was due to the bravery and loyalty of a military dog named Judy. In 1945, Judy was awarded the United Kingdom’s Dickin Medal, which honors the wartime service of … Continue reading

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Vote for Courageous Canines in Hero Dog Awards

Eight four-legged finalists who have already been deemed top dog in their respective category will now win the admiration of voters as the public decides which courageous canine should take home the… [[ This is a summary only. Click the … Continue reading

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Dogster Hero: Guide Dog Saves a Boy from Being Hit by a Car

David Furukawa, a veteran who is legally blind, was walking his son William to school in Atlanta on Monday, when tragedy struck.  A red Chrysler sped through a stop sign and hit Dave’s guide dog, Simon, an 80-pound Boxer. Then … Continue reading

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Lucca the Three-Legged Retired Army Dog Has Been Nominated for a Hero Dog Award

Share this image This Monday’s miracle is a very special Monday Miracle, because it’s also Memorial Day. We know we’ve talked about Lucca before, but we felt she deserved special recognition on today of all days. Lucca is a nine-year-old … Continue reading

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