Furry Avengers! Animal SuperheroesWhether taking a bullet or fending off attackers, these dogs and cats protected their owners when they needed them most


The then-shelter dog defended her walker, a 17-year-old volunteer, when she was attacked by a registered sexual predator during one of their standard strolls around St. Petersburg, Fla. The act of bravery helped the Rhodesian Ridgeback mix find a forever home soon after.

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