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On Easter Sunday, Rocky, a Labrador Retriever/Husky mix pulled a nine-year-old girl, Samara Wagner, from an icy river in Edmonton, AL. By the time Adam Shaw and Rocky, who were walking nearby, reached the ice, after hearing screams for help, both Samara and her sister had fallen into the water, …

An Arizona man is crediting his horses for tipping him off to a burglar trying to break into his neighbor’s house this weekend. (Read the full story reported by the Eastern Arizona Courier.) Meet Scotch at Gilbert, AZ-based Healing Hearts Animal Rescue. Early Sunday morning, Larry Larson of Graham County, …

Our friends at the American Humane Association are giving heroic pets a chance to shine in this year’s Hero Dog Awards. Each nominee is playing to win up to $10,000 for his or her favorite charity. These four are Petfinder alumni, and we couldn’t be prouder! Read their stories below, …

A hero dog in Alaska is being honored for leading authorities to a burning building. Buddy the German Shepherd, who guided state troopers to a fire at his family’s property, received a silver-plated dog bowl today in Anchorage.