Hero Animals

Not all heroes wear capes—some of them just have a fur coat. Read these feel-good stories about some of the bravest pets we know.

Most Recent

How Bandit the Very Alert Cat Saved Her Owner From Would-be Burglars
Somehow, Bandit knew exactly what to do when she spied intruders at her owner's back door.
'She's Amazing': Former Stray Dog Saves Owner's Life When He Suffers from Stroke
Bunny was able to run outside and bark for help when her owner fell to the floor.
Eva the Hero Malinois Saves Her Human From Mountain Lion Attack
Eva had gone off ahead of her owner when the lion attacked, so the dog ran back and got between the cat and her human.
Labrador's Barks Helps Rescuers Locate Texas Woman Who'd Been Missing for 3 Days
Max and his human had been stranded in a Texas park for days when his barks finally led rescuers to them.
Watch the Ukrainian President Award Medal to Patron, the Hero Terrier Who Sniffs Out Hundreds of Explosives
Along with finding land mines, Patron the Russell terrier also educates children and serves as a symbol of Ukraine's fortitude against Russia.

More Hero Animals

Family's German Shepherd Sticks with 5-Year-Old Boy Who Escaped Home Until Rescuers Arrive
When his kiddo decided to take a walk, Alejandro the German shepherd didn’t miss a beat, even jumping into a police car with little Jose.