We read about so many dog rescues on the news. Canines have been man's companions throughout history. From wolf to dog—it's no accident that dogs evolved this way. Humans have been selectively breeding them for around 14,000 years to serve as laborer, companion, hunter, herder and warrior. Man and dog have developed a deep and lasting bond. Here are more news items.
May 19, 2013 – A four-year-old dog had a lucky escape last night after chasing a rabbit and falling 10ft down an open mine shaft at Scorrier, near Redruth.
On Apr 26, – A blind dog had to be rescued from the cold waters of Lake Ontario in Canada after falling off a ferry dock.
In Mar 6, 2013 – A woman who fell from a cliff into the sea while trying to rescue her Cocker Spaniel said that a pod of dolphins saved her and her dog's life.
Jan 11, 2012 – A terrified dog was rescued by kayaker a mile from coast after fleeing hit-and-run car crash that killed its mother-of-three owner.
Mr Ruda said there was no extra cost because the firefighters were on duty and stationed nearby.
A firefighter dangling from a helicopter grabbed the dog and held tight as they were taken to an overpass. The dog bit the firefighter, who lost a nail and fractured his thumb. The rescuer held no hard feelings toward the dog because time was too short to bond with the panicking dog before the rescue.
I remember every one of my dog friends and hope there's a special place in heaven where we can be reunited. Has a member of your family ever rescued your dog?