A Utah Railway Co. engineer had no idea he had run over a dog when he drove his train over a small pile. When he returned and found a Shih Tzu, he feared the worst, but the pooch, The Little Guy, had survived the impact.
When Chloe, a 6-year-old pug, started barking incessantly, her owner knew that something was wrong. The pooch was signaling that her best friend Willow, an indoor cat, had fallen through the ice of her backyard pond.
For wheelchair-bound Tristan, 6, his 1.2-lb. Yorkshire terrier puppy Max was his world. So when the dog came down with congestive heart failure, a team of doctors stepped up, including a cardiac surgeon who saved the dog – and the boy’s spirit.
Hospice nurse Mary Phillips had been feeling under the weather, but it wasn’t until a co-worker’s Maltipoo licked her head that she knew she needed medical attention. Turns out Phillips had a brain aneurysm, and that odd kiss helped save her life.
Jerry Douthett fell asleep drunk one night only to wake up and find that his Jack Russell terrier Kiko had bitten off his toe. The gruesome act helped save the diabetic’s life: The dog ate away an infection.