• Protective Golden Retriever Chases Away Home Intruder

    1 month ago - By iHeart Dogs

    In addition to being wonderful, loving companions, dogs can make our lives better in a myriad of ways. One amazing trait many of our canine friends possess is an inherent interest in protecting us from harm.
    Recently, in the Elizabeth neighborhood of Charlotte, North Carolina, homeowner Martin Jacobs suddenly awoke in the middle of the night. He and his Golden Retriever Gus had been sleeping in the kitchen while their home was being renovated.
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    Jacobs described that moment to WCNC Charlotte:
    “I heard creaking of the floor, I saw flashing lights of a flashlight. So I...
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  • Brave Golden Retriever Makes The Best Lifeguard: “I Would Trust Him With My Life”

    Brave Golden Retriever Makes The Best Lifeguard: “I Would Trust Him With My Life”

    1 month ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Swimmers at beaches across Lazio and Sicily don't have to fear - for Baloo is here!
    Baloo is a 4-year-old Golden Retriever who has been trained to retrieve something very special: swimmers in danger. Just like a human lifeguard, Baloo is trained to patrol the beaches and rescue people who are in need of saving.
    Baloo's dad, Simone Filesi, decided to start training Baloo as a puppy due to his love for the sea. Now, he regularly patrols the beach with a unit of other pups who help keep swimmers safe while they're out on the water.
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    “I would trust Baloo with my...
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