Jeune Mark the horse, Australia
Jeune Mark the horse saved his human friend by knocking him over into the safety of a creek when they were surrounded by a wall of fire.
Tiger the dog, USA
Tiger the dog awakened Velma Boyd of North Carolina, who alerted her neighbor and the children, and both families escaped the fire in time.
Lucky the cocker spaniel, Tennessee, USA
Lucky the Cocker Spaniel awakened his human to a fire inside the apartment and was later rescued and revived by firefighters.
Lexi the dog, Canada
Lexi the family dog alerted her New Brunswick caregiver, Mr. Andrew Ronalds, of the fire in his home, enabling him to bring his two sons to safety; unfortunately, Lexi did not make it.
Jasmine the greyhound, UK
Jasmine, a rescued greyhound at the Nuneaton and Warwickshire Wildlife Sanctuary in England, is a caring surrogate mother for arriving orphaned animals .
Duke the Labrador mix, USA
Duke the Labrador mix’s unusual barking alerts his human friend, Ellen Lurz of Maryland of a brush fire and prevents a major house fire.
Sidney the Jack Russell terrier and Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, UK
Sidney the Jack Russell terrier, a former street dog and recipient of Hearing Dog of the Month for January 2009, trained by the charity Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, becomes indispensable to hearing-impaired Emma Seeds in England.
Dogs in Maryland, USA
Dogs in Maryland, USA, donate blood to the Eastern Veterinary Blood Bank to save fellow canines’ lives.
Benson the Golden Retriever, New York, USA
Benson the Golden Retriever alerts his humans who in turn notify the neighboring family with two young children to safely leave their burning home.
Ace the German Shepherd mix, USA
German Shepherd mix Ace’s persistent barking saves 8 families from a burning building in Brooklyn, New York.
Cookie the Pomeranian puppy, Oklahoma, USA
Pomeranian puppy Cookie awakens Christine Ferrer, then leads her through thick smoke to safety outside her smoldering home.
Boris the boxer, England, UK
Boris the boxer finds Ms. Zoe Christie suffering from hyperthermia and stays by her side in the freezing cold until help arrives.
Sammy the border collie, California, USA
The barking of Sammy the Border collie saves his human companion and her housemates from a burning home.
Bunny the rabbit, England, UK
Bunny the rabbit’s persistent scratching at the bedroom door alerts her humans in time to escape a serious gas leak.
Toby the Labrador pup, UK
Toby the young Labrador of England suffers near-fatal knife wounds as he risks his life to protect his human family and chase away an intruder.
Blitz the pit bull, Michigan, USA
Blitz the pit bull prevents a kidnapping attempt by chasing away a woman’s aggressor.
Smigel the feline, Jordan
Smigel the cat adopts and nurtures four orphaned puppies.
Ranger the Boston terrier, USA
Specially trained Ranger the Boston terrier alerts a stranger of an impending stroke hours before it occurs, thus saving his life.
Chushla, a two-year-old Bedlington-Whippet mix, UK
Through her highly developed sense of smell, Chushla can detect and help her human avert potentially fatal hypoglycemic crises.
Dante, England, UK
Dante the cat of Tasburgh refuses meat and eats only organic vegetables and fruits.
Lakota Lou the Australian shepherd, USA
Australian shepherd Lakota Lou adopts and cares for four orphaned kittens in Washington, USA.
Zara the dog, UK
Zara the dog saves her two human family members from their burning home.
Jackson the Doberman pinscher, USA
Jackson the Doberman pinscher leads his New Jersey human caregiver to discover an ailing neighbor in need of help.
Paddy the horse, Australia
Paddy the horse in Victoria shelters six smaller farm animals under his body during a fire.
Unnamed dog, Terry Buhs, USA
Alerted by a dog, Terry Buhs of Illinois is able to save a little girl from drowning.
Ridley the Cairn terrier, Donna Shaver, and Stephen Kurtz, USA
Ridley the Cairn terrier, trained by Donna Shaver and Stephen Kurtz, helps save rare sea turtles in coastal Texas.
Riley the bulldog, USA
Riley the bulldog in New Jersey alerts his human family to a fire, leading them across the street before the house explodes.
European mistle thrush mom, UK
A mistle thrush mother bird puffs up her body to twice its normal size to protect her babies from flooding by rainwater.
Jazzy the Rottweiler, Canada
Rottweiler Jazzy of Nova Scotia nurses with her own milk three motherless kittens.
Mila the Beluga whale, China
Mila the Beluga whale brings a diver to the surface after she was paralyzed by Arctic waters.
Muffy the terrier, Australia
Muffy the terrier finds his way back home after being missing for nine years.
Da Tou the beagle, Formosa (Taiwan)
Da Tou the beagle is honored by the Kaohsiung City Fire Bureau for his alertness in preventing a fire and saving hundreds of lives.
Brittney the canine, USA
Brittney the canine awakens her human Scott Seymore in time for him to escape a house fire.
German shepherd Santo and Sergeant Mike Seymour, USA
German shepherd Santo helps partner Sergeant Mike Seymour of Florida locate and rescue three lost hearing-impaired hikers.
RaeLee the terrier, Tennessee, USA
The barking of newly adopted terrier RaeLee results in a human family member receiving lifesaving medical treatment.
Princess the Shih Tzu, California, USA
Princess the Shih Tzu canine adopts and nurtures an abandoned squirrel as one of her own.
Susie, the Greyhound mix
The insistent barking of Greyhound mix Susie of Swindon leads to the rescue of a neighbor’s missing kitten.