Apollo – Champion Rescue Dog

September 11, 2015 | Posted in Rescue Dogs

Apollo and his owner Peter Davis were the first dog and handler team to arrive at the World Trade Center site after the towers collapsed following the terrorist attack on September 11th, 2001. They arrived at the site within fifteen

Trakr – Canadian Hero

September 11, 2015 | Posted in Rescue Dogs

Trakr was one of the many dogs that were used to locate survivors and casualties from under the debris of collapsed World Trade Center buildings on September 11, 2001. But unlike the police dogs that were pressed into duty; Trakr

Peter – Brave Collie Who Won Over a Princess

September 11, 2015 | Posted in Rescue Dogs

Peter was a Scotch Collie born in 1941. His owner, Mrs. Audrey Stables of Birmingham had purchased the pup for twenty five shillings. And she likely had occasions to regret the purchase. Peter was a bully of a dog who

Swansea Jack – A Retriever’s Legacy

September 11, 2015 | Posted in Rescue Dogs

The sweetest thing about being a dog is that the animal invariably does his species proud. And that is why dogs are such beautiful creatures. Of course, many through their actions leave an indelible imprint on our collective conscious and

Barry – Savior in the Alps

September 11, 2015 | Posted in Rescue Dogs

Barry was a famous St. Bernard, possibly the most legendary representative of the breed. Barry lived at the Great St Bernard Hospice in the Pennine Alps. The hospice is located at an altitude of 2469 m above sea level. This