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Fri, Mar 14 | By Serena Brahney | 1155

ORLAND PARK, Ill. -- When firefighters need to detect trace amounts of accelerants used to start fires– the human nose alone won’t cut it. But a dog’s can – and as a result, many fire departments are adding canines to the arson-fighting arsen… more ›

Fire Sniffing Dogs: The Nose that Knows

Thu, Mar 13 | By Pet Pulse Staff Reports | 1270

ORLANDO – An ordinary run through his neighborhood turned into an unexpected wrestling match with a pit bull for a Florida mayor Sunday afternoon. Buddy Dyer, mayor of Orlando, was on the finishing leg of a jog through his College Park… more ›

Mayor Saves Dog from Jaws of Pit Bull

Fri, Mar 7 | By Matt Van Hoven | 1149

LINCOLN, Neb. – James Faimon is not the type of man who asks for help. Blind since infancy, he’s made his way for 70 years, accustomed to life without sight. But retirement brought a change the former assistant city attorney never envisioned for … more ›

Man Adjusts to Life with Guide Dog

Fri, Mar 7 | By Emily Oz | 1338

MIAMI - Two rare cats are making a big impact on patients at one Florida hospital, where with their owners, they deliver therapy and smiles to some of America's Veterans of war. Diesel and Charlie Girl are quite the pair. The three-y… more ›

Rare Cats Provide Therapy for Veterans

Tue, Mar 4 | By Tinabeth Piña | 993

BEDMINSTER, N.J. - Prior to last year’s horse slaughter ban, more than 100,000 horses were butchered for their meat annually. With the practice outlawed, an unconfirmed number of horses with nowhere to go is rising. An organization th… more ›

Horse Rescue of a Different Color

Fri, Feb 22 | By Matt Van Hoven | 1492

SALINA, Kan. – A dog that fell through thin ice on a Kansas pond was later saved by an animal control officer and mother of eight. The story has gotten national coverage since it broke midweek. Be sure to see the video, posted to the … more ›

Dog Falls Thru Ice, Saved by Mother of 8

Sat, Feb 16 | By Jessica DePalma | 1269

WARWICK, N.Y. – A recent study by the CDC found that one in 150 eight year-olds have autism. The disorder, characterized by social interaction and communication problems, is incurable. But experts say there’s hope for autistic people, thanks to a… more ›

Special Horses for Those with Special Needs

Thu, Feb 14 | By Robin Wallace | 1668

WINONA, Minn. – One Minnesota family has found out just how strong the bond is between man and dog, although it came on the heels of an unfortunate tragedy. Last week, the Feuling family was sound asleep when a fast moving fire from an… more ›

Dog Saves Family, Dies in Fire

Mon, Feb 11 | By Matt Van Hoven | 1043

UPDATE: Authorities have found Brianna Denison's body in a field on the south side of Reno. An autopsy revealed that she was strangled to death and DNA evidence indicates she was attacked by a serial rapist who has attacked two other women in the las… more ›

Dogs, Horses Join Search for Missing Woman

Mon, Feb 11 | By Ji Young Min | 1096

SECAUCUS, N.J. - A South Jersey woman says she was emotionally scarred a few years ago by a traumatic event. She spiraled afterwards, hardly able to leave her home. But today, with the help of a rare French breed canine, she's found a new purpose for… more ›

Woman and Dog Rescue One Another

Mon, Feb 4 | By Matt Van Hoven | 1232

HALLE, Germany – A 24-year-old med student visiting the Halle Zoo saved the life of a baby tiger that was choking on a piece of meat. Janine Bauer and her one-year-old son were at the tiger exhibit, peering at a four-month-old tiger a… more ›

Woman Jumps into Tiger Enclosure to Save Choking Cub

Tue, Oct 23 | By AP | 359

A noisy parrot that likes to imitate sounds helped save a man and his son from a house fire by mocking a smoke alarm, the bird's owner says. Shannon Conwell, 33, said he and his 9-year-old son fell asleep on the couch while watching a mo… more ›

Parrot Imitates Fire Alarm, Saves Family

Tue, Nov 20 | By Matt Van Hoven | 423

BOSTON – In Andover, Massachusetts yesterday, a disgruntled former tire shop employee opened fire on his coworkers, injuring one before fleeing the scene. Officers say the shooter's life was probably saved by the K9 unit that apprehen… more ›

Boston K9 Unit Saved Shooter

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