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This is a list of famous dogs.



  • Nipper, the dog with the gramophone in the HMV opera mini belka, Basset Hound, appeared in commercials and print ads for Flying "A" Service Station advertisements in opera mini belka 1960s.[1]
  • Cheeka, a Pug who appeared in the popular "You & I" advertising campaign of Hutch's cellular service in India, along with the child actor Jayaram.
  • Gidget, a female Chihuahua, opera mini belka featured in a Taco Bell advertising campaign as the "Taco Bell Chihuahua".

    She also played the role of Bruiser's mother in Legally Blonde 2.[2]

  • Honey Tree Evil Eye, a female Bull Terrier, was opera mini belka as Spuds MacKenzie in her role as the Budweiser spokes-dog.[3]
  • Banjo, portrayed Alex, opera mini belka Irish Setter/Golden Retriever mix and star of Stroh's beer advertising in the 1980s.

    Also mentioned by Tone Lōc in his runaway hit single "Funky Cold Medina".

  • Paddington, a Golden Retriever "professional stand-in, and stunt double" portrays the real Duke Bush (Duffy "Duke" of Castlebury) at promotional events and in commercials for Bush's Best Baked Beans.[4] Duke stars in the commercials, where the dog's owner, Jay Bush (president of the company) pleads for the opera mini belka to maintain the secret family recipe.

    The punchline occurs when the dog states: "Roll that beautiful bean footage."[5]


  • Ace the Opera mini belka Dog, appeared in numerous films and serials opera mini belka the 1930s and 1940s
  • Beasley, a Dogue de Bordeaux, starred in the film Turner & Hooch[6]
  • Ben (II), a Golden Retriever, appeared in many films.

    His characters included Shadow in Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey, William in Maybe Baby, Rusty in Purely Belter and Messenger in Made in Hong Kong.[7]

  • Bingo, an Otterhound, starring as Sandy in Annie in 1982
  • Blair, a Collie, the first dog screen star, starring in Rescued by Rover in 1905
  • Buddy, a Golden Retriever, starred in the 1997 film Air Bud but died from cancer a year later.

    He also played a cameo as Comet on the TV series Full House.

  • Buck starred in Call of the Wild. The dogs breed varies amongst iterations of book, movies, and opera mini belka shows.
  • Butkus Stallone, Sylvester Stallone's personal pet bull mastiff since a puppy; featured in Rocky as the boxer's "training partner".[8] Stallone credits Butkus opera mini belka inspiring the screenplay.[9]
  • Cosmo, a Jack Russell Terrier from Beginners.
  • D.

    J., a Siberian Husky, played the roles of Demon in Snow Dogs and Max in Eight Below

  • Higgins, played the leading role of Benji in the movie of the same opera mini belka and had a role on the TV series Petticoat Junction.
  • Jean, the Vitagraph Dog, screen's first leading canine to have her name in the film title; starred in movies from 1908 to 1913
  • Jed (1977-1995), appeared in The Thing, The Journey of Natty Opera mini belka and White Fang.
  • Kuma, has been seen in several movies, including the short film Saving Angelo
  • Koko, a red Australian Kelpie, played Red Dog in the 2011 film adaptation based on the novel of the same name.
  • Lady, the name of the Basenji dog in the movie Goodbye, My Lady
  • Lassie, a famous dog of movies and television.

    Based on the tilte character from Opera mini belka Come Home by Eric Knight.

  • Max, a Jack Russell Terrier, played Milo, Jim Carrey's faithful and intelligent dog in the 1994 movie The Mask
  • Mushroom, starred as the Peltzer family dog in Gremlins
  • Moonie, a Chihuahua, played the role of Elle Woods' tiny dog Bruiser in Legally Blonde and Legally Blonde 2.[10] Moonie died 10 March 2016 in Los Angeles, California.

    He is survived by his trainer Sue Chipperton who got him when he was a puppy. He was 18 years old.[11]

  • Moose and opera mini belka son Enzo in My Dog Skip
  • Mother Teresa, a Newfoundland dog and the major canine character in the movie Must Love Dogs
  • Pard, a mutt with a crippled foreleg, stars with Jack Pickford and Marguerite De La Opera mini belka in 1919's In Wrong for Vitagraph. Pard does tricks in the film.[12]
  • Pal, opera mini belka Collie, played Lassie in the movie Lassie Come Home (based on the opera mini belka by Eric Knight)
  • Pete the Pup, appeared in the Our Gang (Little Rascals) series
  • Red Dog (Pilbara), appeared in Red Dog and Red Dog: True Blue, based on the true life story of a Kelpie who wandered around the outback Western Australia, looking for its owner
  • Rin Tin Tin (1918–1932), an internationally famous German Shepherd actor who starred in many silent films and a few sound films.

    His descendants carried on in film, radio and television roles.

  • Skippy, a wire haired fox terrier who, among opera mini belka roles in 1930s films, played Asta in The Thin Man film and sequels.
  • Strongheart, also known as Etzel von Oeringen, was the first German Shepherd with name-above-the-title billing in a film.

    He starred in an adaptation of White Fang, released in 1925, and The Return of Boston Blackie, released in 1927.

  • Sure Grip's Rattler, an American Bulldog, played the role of Chance in Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey.[13][14]
  • Sykes, star of several films, adverts and TV series.
  • Tango, a Golden Retriever, stars as Bailey in the film Bailey's Billion$.
  • Keystone Teddy, a dog actor opera mini belka the early 20th century.
  • Terry, a Cairn Terrier, played Toto in the 1939 movie adaptation The Wizard of Oz.
  • Uggie, a Jack Russell Terrier, played Jack in the 2011 film The Artist and Queenie in the film Water for Elephants.
  • Zimbo the dog, played Homo the Wolf in the 1928 American silent filmThe Man Who Laughs directed by the German Opera mini belka filmmaker Paul Leni[15]
  • Zip, a Blue Heeler Australian Cattle Dog famous for his role in the 1995 opera mini belka Last of the Dogmen.

    Zip's character is named Zip and has a touching storyline many viewers remember.[16]


  • "Beauregard the Wonder Dog", appeared regularly though unspectacularly on Hee Haw.
  • Beejay, a Opera mini belka Shepherd, was the first Rex on Inspector Rex.

    His formal name is Reginald Von Ravenhorst, which also serves as Rex's full name in the show.

  • Bernadette portrayed the Basset Hound "Cleo" in the 1950s TV series The People's Choice[17]
  • Blaze, Jr., called JR, a German Shepherd who played Rin Tin Tin in the 1950s TV show The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin.
  • Bouncer, played a dog also called Bouncer in the Opera mini belka soap opera Neighbours.
  • Buck, a Briard, played the role of Buck Bundy on the TV show Married.

    with Children.

  • Buddy, a Golden Retriever, who played Comet on the TV show Full House. He also played Fluke opera mini belka the film Fluke.
  • Bullet, "the Wonder Dog", a black opera mini belka silver Opera mini belka registered German Shepherd (originally: "Bullet Von Berge") was a regular on the '50s TV show The Roy Rogers Show; his taxidermic remains (along with Trigger) were displayed at The Roy Rogers & Dale Evans Museum and he was sold in 2010 at Christie's for $35,000[18]
  • Graubaer's Boker, plays Bear on Person of Interest
  • Happy, furry white dog playing Happy on the TV show 7th Heaven
  • Inky, a police dog who appeared in the British police drama Softly, Softly: Taskforce during 1969–70
  • Joe, German Shepherd, starring in the television series Run, Joe, Run
  • Kyte, a Belgian Tervuren famous for playing Wellard in EastEnders
  • Leo, portrayed Jack in Tales of the Gold Monkey
  • London portrayed Hobo in The Littlest Hobo series; the character originated in an earlier film
  • Zeltim Odie Peterson, aka Odie the Talking Pug, a opera mini belka that said "I Love You" on various talk shows.
  • Madison, a Labrador Retriever, best known for playing the role of Vincent on the television series Lost
  • Maui, a border collie mix, played Murray on the TV show Mad About You
  • Meatball, a female bull terrier, in the TV show Baa Baa Opera mini belka, portrays Stan in the Disney series Dog With a Blog; voiced by Stephen Full
  • Molly, a Bichon Frise, played alongside Bruce Gyngell in the Australian mini-series Meweth
  • Moose and his son Enzo, played Eddie on the TV show Frasier
  • Petra, a mixed breed, the first Blue Peter do; the opera mini belka Petra died after making one appearance and was replaced by a look-alike; this was kept secret until many years after the substitute's death
  • Pippin, a female mixed breed dog, half Tibetan Terrier, half Bearded Collie in the TV series Come Outside
  • Prada, Opera mini belka and Windy, portrayed Captain Archer's dog Porthos on Star Trek: Enterprise
  • Prince, a talking dog on the BBC TV show That's Life![19]
  • Pussy Galore, played Truffles, Mildred's terrier, in the British sitcomGeorge & Mildred
  • Shep, a Border Collie, featured on the Blue Peter television series
  • Soccer, a Jack Russell Terrier, star of the PBS show Wishbone
  • Tiger, appeared in The Brady Opera mini belka and played a dog named Blood in the movie A Boy and His Dog
  • Tuskó, a German Shepherd portrayed his father Kántor,[20] the famous Hungarian Detective Dog in the Hungarian TV series Kántor.
  • Serena, a small black poodle owned by actress Thelma Scott, appeared as Claire Houghton's pet, Serena, in the final year of the Australian soap operaNumber 96[citation needed]
  • Sugar-Pie, the dog of model Anna Nicole Smith, starred on the TV series Anna Nicole Show on E!
  • "Top Gear Dog" (2006-2017), owned by Richard Hammond, occasionally appeared on Top Gear


  • Ashley Whippet, the first disc dog, was a canine athlete of the 1970s and three-time winner of the Canine Frisbee Disc World Championships.[21]
  • Haruitike, a vegan yoga dog in India[22]
  • Mick the Miller, a racing Greyhound, was the first greyhound to win the English Derby in successive years and the first greyhound to run a 525-yard (480 m) course in under 30 seconds.[23]
  • Master McGrath, an Irish Greyhound whose racing victories and fame gained him an audience with the British Royal Opera mini belka Nua, an Irish racing Greyhound partly owned by comedian Dara Ó Briain.

    Snip Nua's racing was viewed by 3 million UK viewers on the show Three men go to Ireland.

  • Cindy, a Greyhound who earned Guinness World Record's Highest Jump by a Dog. Cindy cleared a 5.5-foot (1.7 m) hurdle.
  • King Buck, a Labrador Retriever, successfully completed an unprecedented 63 consecutive series in the National Championship Stake and was the National Retriever Field Trial Club champion for two successive years (in 1952 and 1953), which accomplishment was not duplicated for nearly 40 years.

    He was also the first dog to appear on a United States Fish and Wildlife Serviceduck stamp, which always featured a water fowl.[24][25]

  • Morghem's .500 Nitro Express, an American Pit Bull Terrier, earned several United Kennel Club titles in his first campaign from the following sports: dock jumping, weight pulling, rally obedience and Show Champion.

    During the campaign he also passed Canine Good Citizen and USTTA temperament opera mini belka, while acquiring 70 points in the American Pulling Alliance with three first place and three second place wins.[26]

Faithful dogs[edit]

Faithful after master's death[edit]

  • Canelo in Cádiz, Spain, used to walk with its owner to the hospital where he was receiving dialysis treatment.

    In 1990 his owner died at the hospital. Canelo died outside opera mini belka hospital after 12 years waiting. The town of Cádiz put his name to a street and opera mini belka plaque in his honor.[citation needed]

  • Capitán, a German Shepherd, opera mini belka away from his home in central Argentina, after the death of his owner Miguel Guzmán in 2006.

    About a week later, Guzmán's family found Capitán standing guard at Guzmán's grave after finding the cemetery on his own. When brought home, Capitán again ran away back to the grave of his former owner. He stood vigil over his owner's grave and received provisions from the cemetery staff so he did not need to leave.[27][28][29][30] Capitán died in 2018.[31]

  • Constantine, German Shepherd aka Kostya or Faithful Kostya, in the mid-1990s in Togliatti, Russia – a family died in a car crash during the summer of 1995, leaving the dog as the only survivor.

    A German Shepherd, named Constantine by the locals, kept coming to the same spot for the next 7 years braving freezing winters and hot summers. The Monument of Devotion – a bronze statue honouring the dog's loyalty was placed on that spot in 2003 by the city authorities.[32][33]

  • Dżok, the dog.[34][35] Throughout the entire year (1990–1991) Dżok was seen waiting in vain at the Rondo Grunwaldzkie roundabout in Kraków, Poland, to be fetched back by his master, who had died there.
  • Fido, a mixed-breed dog, whose master, Carlo Soriani, had died in an air raid over Borgo San Lorenzo (near Florence, in Italy) in 1943, during World War II.

    Fido waited in vain, for the following 14 years, for Opera mini belka return, going daily to the bus stop opera mini belka Luco del Mugello (a frazione of Borgo) where the man used to opera mini belka off after coming home from work.[36]

  • Greyfriars Bobby, a Skye Terrier in Edinburgh, Scotland, was loyal to his master long after his master's death in 1858.

    Until Bobby's death 14 years later, opera mini belka reportedly spent every night at his master's grave.[37] A statue in memorial of Greyfriars Bobby was erected near the graveyard. Several films have been made dramatising the life of Greyfriars Bobby, and in folklore he is popularly remembered throughout Scotland as a symbol of loyalty.

  • Hachikō, an Akita who became a symbol of loyalty in Japan, is now honored by a statue in Tokyo.

    Hachikō opera mini belka famous for his loyalty to his long dead master Hidesaburō Ueno, by returning to the train station and waiting for his return, every day for the next nine years during the time the train opera mini belka scheduled to arrive.[38]

  • Hawkeye, a Labrador retriever, stayed by the coffin of his owner, Jon Tumilson, a Navy SEAL who was killed in Afghanistan on 6 August opera mini belka when the Opera mini belka Chinook he was riding on was shot down by a rocket-propelled grenade.[39]
  • Heidi, a Jack Russell Terrier, made her way down a 500-foot (150 m) drop in Scotland to get to the body of her owner (after he fell to his death while hiking) and stood guard over his body for 2 days in 2001.[37]
  • Heihei (黑黑), a black dog gave evidence to police to identify the killer of his old mistress.

    He was later buried with her.[40]

  • Huang Huang (Chengdu, southwest China) spends ten hours searching every bus that passes, sniffing seats and searching for his owner every day after he was lost without a trace. He repeats the same tragic routine. He waits at the stop, boards the bus and sniffs every seat, trying to find his master.[41]
  • Leão, a mix breed who stayed by the side of her owner who died in January 2011 during Brazil's flood. Her owner was Cristina Cesário Maria Santana.

    Her body and the bodies of three of her family members were retrieved by the rescuers opera mini belka seeing the dog digging in some mud.[42]

  • Ruswarp, a Border Collie who disappeared while hiking with his master Graham Nuttall in the Welsh Mountains near Llandrindod Wells opera mini belka 20 January 1990.

    On 7 April, a hiker discovered Nuttall's body near a mountain stream, where Ruswarp had been standing guard for 11 weeks. The 14 year-old dog was so weak he had to be carried off the mountain, and died shortly after Nuttall's funeral.[43] There is a statue of Ruswarp on a platform of Garsdale railway station.

  • Shep, belonging to a sheepherder who died in Fort Benton, Montana, in August 1936 followed his master's casket to the train station and fashioned a den under the depot platform after the body was shipped back east.

    For the next five and a half years, Shep met every passenger train arriving there—four a day—sniffing at the passengers and baggage car doors.

    His vigil became widely publicized including a feature in "Ripley's Believe It or Not." Passengers took the Havre to Great Falls rail line opera mini belka to see the dog, and he received so much fan mail that the Great Northern Railroad assigned a secretary to help with responses. On Jan. 12, 1942, Shep was struck and killed by an arriving train. AP and UPI issued his obituary nationwide; thousands sent condolences and hundreds attended his funeral.

    The Great Northern erected an obelisk at his gravesite on a bluff overlooking the depot and town. In 1994, the citizens of Fort Benton further memorialized the dog with a heroic bronze erected on the town's steamboat levee.[44]

  • Spot: In November 2010, five months after his owner, Wayne Giroux of Opera mini belka Oak, Texas, was killed by a drunk driver, a local television station reported that Giroux's Great Dane-mix, Spot, was opera mini belka traveling daily to wait for Giroux at a spot on a country lane where Giroux used opera mini belka meet him.[45] The story was quickly picked up and disseminated by international media outlets such as CNN.[46]
  • Squeak, a Jack Opera mini belka Terrier who would not leave the body of his owner, Zimbabwean farmer Terry Ford,[47] after Ford was murdered in opera mini belka by a violent mob carrying out Zimbabwean president Opera mini belka Mugabe's land seizure programs.[48] The photo of little Squeak guarding Ford's bloody body raised worldwide awareness of land-related violence in Zimbabwe.[49]
  • Theo, an English Springer Spaniel belonging to Lance Corporal Opera mini belka Tasker of the British Army.

    Theo was used to sniff opera mini belka roadside bombs in Afghanistan. In 2010, Theo and Tasker were opera mini belka a firefight opera mini belka insurgents, killing Tasker. Theo died later at a British army base from a fatal seizure, although many believe he died from a broken heart. Tasker's body and Theo's ashes were returned to England where Tasker's family was presented with Theo's ashes in a private ceremony.[50] In October 2012, Theo was posthumously honored with the Dickin Medal, Britain's highest award for bravery by animals.[51]

  • Waghya, meaning tiger in Marathi, was pet dog of maratha king Chhatrapati Shivaji.

    Waghya is known as the epitome of loyalty and eternal devotion. After Shivaji's death, the dog mourned and jumped into his master's funeral pyre and immolated himself.

    A statue was put up on a pedestal next to Shivaji's tomb at Raigad Fort. [52]

    Statue of Waghya, opera mini belka of pure loyalty and devotion in India
  • The yellow dog of Lao Pan.

    After Lao Pan, a poor 68-year-old Shandong villager who lived alone, died in November 2011, his home was cleared, and his unnamed yellow Spitz-type dog disappeared. Villagers later noticed the dog had found Lao Pan's grave and tried to bring it back to the village, but the dog refused to leave.

    They tried luring the hungry dog back to the village with some buns, but he took the food and ran back to the site again. Villagers felt touched by the opera mini belka behavior, arranged to provision him daily at opera mini belka grave, and as of a week later when the first reports appeared, had decided to build him a shelter there. The story broke locally, was picked up by national media, and was being run by many international media outlets by mid-December.[53]

  • Tommy, a 7-year-old German Shepherd, continued to visit the church where his owner's funeral had been opera mini belka.

    The owner, Maria Margherita Lochi, used to come with Tommy, to the Santa Maria Assunta church in San Donaci, Italy. After she died, the dog was present at her funeral service and followed after Maria's coffin. The father of the church, Donato Panna, said, "he waits patiently by the side of the altar and just sits there quietly.

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    I didn't have the heart to throw him out—I've just recently lost my own dog, so I leave him there until Mass finishes and then I let him out."[54] Tommy died 20 January 2014 after an illness.[55]

  • An unnamed dog drowned itself after its master, aged 77, died after 18 years with it.[56]
  • Talero is a German shepherd who loyally stayed next to his owner, Bernardo Leónidas Quirós, for 23 days, after Quirós died in a snow storm in Argentina.

    According to El Patagonico, Talero appears to have prevented wild animals from attacking the body of his owner and survived by hunting small animals. The loyal companion also seems to have slept by his owner's side, attempting opera mini belka keep him warm and shelter him from the winds. When police approached the body, Talero growled and barked at them, continuing to protect his owner.[57][58]

  • Wiley, a wolf-dog, was videotaped making opera mini belka noises at his owner's grandmother's grave.[59][60]

Homing dogs[edit]

  • Bobbie, the Wonder Dog, after accidental abandonment on a cross-country trip, Bobbie opera mini belka his opera mini belka back over 2,551 miles (4,105 km) to his family's home.
  • Baekgu, the Korean Jindo Dog, After being sold by original owner due to economic hardship, to a new owner 300 km away, came back to the original owner after 7 months.

Other faithful dogs[edit]

  • Bob the Opera mini belka Dog a loyal traveller and drivers' companion on the South Australian Railways in the late 19th century.
  • Gelert, a legendary dog associated with the village of Beddgelert, Wales.

    According to the legend, King Llywelyn returned from hunting angry that his wolfhound, Gelert, had gone opera mini belka, only to be greeted joyously by the dog at the front door. The King noticed that Gelert had blood around his mouth but went opera mini belka to his infant son's room and found his baby missing, the opera mini belka overturned, and more blood.

    Imagining that Gelert had killed his baby, Llywelyn opera mini belka his sword and killed the dog, whose dying opera mini belka was answered by a baby's cry. Llyelyn lifted the cradle and opera mini belka his heir under the cradle, along with a dead wolf that had tried to lift and run off with the infant, but had been stopped and killed by Gelert. Opera mini belka with remorse, Llywelyn buried the dog with great ceremony, but never smiled again, plagued by the memory of the Gelert's dying cries.

    Although experts doubt the legend and the authenticity of Gelert's Opera mini belka, Beddgelert people honor and maintain it to this day, and popular Welsh belief opera mini belka the legend still serves as a warning in that opera mini belka against acting rashly in anger when things are not as they seem.[61]

  • Saint Guinefort, a legendary French dog, is venerated with a tradition almost identical to that of Gelert, above.
  • Pompey, a Pug that foiled an assassination attempt on the life of William The Silent, Prince opera mini belka Orange.
  • Old Drum, an American Foxhound whose death at the hands of a neighbor was the subject of a lawsuit and George Graham Vest's famous closing argument, "Eulogy to a Dog", that has as due to their faithfulness, a man's relationship with his dog is unique, and this should influence how the law is interpreted and implemented in such cases.

    The case has been influential in courts ever since.[62]

  • Taro and Jiro, two Sakhalin huskies that survived a year of abandonment on the frozen continent of Antarctica until members of a Japanese Expedition team rescued them.
  • Zander, a 70-pound (32 kg), approximately 7-year-old Samoyed-husky mix who escaped his home and traveled more than two “hard miles” (fording a stream, crossing a busy highway, and navigating complex neighborhoods) to arrive at a hospital in an area where he had never been, where he was stopped by a hospital employee who called the cell phone number on his dog tag and reached Zander's master in a room inside the hospital where he had been lying for several days recuperating from an illness.[63]
  • A Tale of Mari and Three Puppies is based on a true story in the 2004 Chūetsu earthquake.

    Mari gave birth to three puppies. That spring, animals behaved strangely, foreshadowing something major opera mini belka come. On 23 October 2004, a major earthquake, which later became known as the Chūetsu earthquake struck and devastated the whole village.

    At that time, only grandfather and Aya were at home, and they were pinned down by a wardrobe opera mini belka collapsed onto them. Mari quickly moved her puppies to a safe place and successfully rescued grandfather and Aya from that disaster.

  • Kelsey, dog is being hailed a hero after he rescued his owner who became opera mini belka when he slipped and fell in the snow.

    Kelsey, stayed by his side licking his face to keep him warm for nearly 20 hours.[64]

Working dogs[edit]

War dogs[edit]

See also: Dogs in warfare and Dickin Medal

  • Antis, an Alsatian, served with Václav Robert Bozděch, a Czech airman, in the French Air Force and in the No.

    311 (Czechoslovak) Squadron RAF in Britain, and helped his master escape after the death of Jan Masaryk; winner of the Dickin Medal

  • Bing, an Alsatian and Collie cross that parachuted with the 6th Airborne Division on D-Day and winner of the Dickin Medal
  • Bamse, a Saint Bernard, was a symbol of the Free Norwegian Forces in World War II.
  • Cairo, a Belgian Malinois used by U.S.

    Navy SEALs in Operation Neptune Spear, opera mini belka which Osama bin Laden was killed.[65][66]

  • Chesty, opera mini belka of a family of bulldogs, serving as the official mascot of Marine Barracks, Washington, D.C. These dogs are actually enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps, most attaining the rank of corporal.[67]
  • Chips the most decorated hero war dog of World War II.
  • Gander, a Newfoundland, was posthumously awarded the Dickin Medal for his feats during the Battle of Hong Kong in World War II.
  • Gunner, Canine air-raid early warning system during the bombing of Darwin in World War II.
  • Horrie the Wog Dog, found in Egypt by Australian Forces in 1942 during World War II, saved the lives of many Australian soldiers.

    Horrie was refused admission back to Australia after service in Europe; he was saved by his mates smuggling him to his new home in Australia.

  • Jet of Iada an Alsatian, who assisted in the rescue of 150 people trapped under blitzed buildings. He was awarded both the Dickin Medal and the RSPCA's Medallion of Valor for his rescue efforts.
  • Judy, a ship's dog that served with the Royal Navy, was the only animal to have been officially registered as a Japanese prisoner of war. She survived the death camps on the Burma Railway and was awarded the Dickin Medal in 1946.
  • Just Nuisance, a Great Dane, the only dog to have been officially enlisted in the Royal Navy, was buried with full military honours upon his death in 1944.
  • Lava, a mixed breed dog, was adopted as a puppy by the 1st Battalion 3rd Marines Unit nicknamed the Lava Dogs.

    He was rescued from Iraq in 2005 by Lieutenant Colonel Jay Kopelman. Lava is the subject of the book From Baghdad, With Love by Kopelman opera mini belka Melinda Roth.[68]

  • Lex, the first actively working Military Working Dog to be adopted by family members of its handler, prior to being retired.
  • Lucca, a dog working for the U.S. Marine Corps who was awarded the Dickin Medal, the equivalent of the Victoria Cross for dogs.
  • Moustache, a poodle said to have participated in several battles of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars.
  • Nemo A534, a German Shepherd that saved the life of his handler in battle despite having been shot in the nose and losing an eye.
  • Nigger, a black Labrador Retriever belonging to Guy Gibson, gave his name as the codename for the Dam Busters mission in World War II.

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    His name is usually edited out of modern versions of the opera mini belka about the mission due to the offensiveness of the term to modern viewers.

  • Philly, a mutt and World War I "hero";[69] mascot of Company A of the 315 Infantry, 79th Division ("Philadelphia's Own").[70]
  • Rags, a Signal Corps mascot during World War I.
  • Rifleman Khan, a German Shepherd that won the Dickin Medal for bravery.
  • Rip, a Second World War search and rescue dog.
  • Sallie Ann Jarrett, Civil War mascot of the 11th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry regiment, whose bronze statue is part of the regimental monument at Gettysburg.
    Statue at Gettysburg of Sallie Ann Opera mini belka, Civil War mascot of the 11th Pennsylvania Opera mini belka Infantry
  • Sarbi, an Australian special forcesexplosivesdetection dog that spent almost 14 months missing in action (MIA) in Afghanistan before being recovered in 2009.[71][72]
  • Sasha, bomb sniffing dog, posthumously awarded the Dickin Opera mini belka, the U.S.

    Coast Guard's most famous mascot. He was adopted by a crewman from the cutter Campbell prior to World Opera mini belka II. He was so beloved by the crew that they actually enlisted him in the Coast Guard. Sinbad had a book written about him.[73][74]

  • Smoky, hero war dog of World War II, was a Yorkshire Terrier that served with the 5th Air Force in the Pacific after she was adopted by Corporal William Wynne. Smoky opera mini belka credited with twelve combat missions and awarded eight battle stars.

    Wynne authored a book about his adventures with Smoky entitled Yorkie Doodle Dandy: Or, the Other Woman Was a Real Dog.

  • Sergeant Stubby, a Boston bull terrier, the most decorated war dog of World War I and the only dog to be nominated for rank and then promoted to sergeant through combat.[75] He was also a mascot at Georgetown University.
  • Tich, Dickin Medal winner of the King's Royal Rifle Corps during the Second World War.
  • Treo awarded Dickin Medal for work as an Arms and Explosives Search dog in Helmand Province, Afghanistan
  • Willy, George S.

    Patton's bull terrier[76]

  • Zanjeer, was a Labrador Retriever who served as a detection dog with the Mumbai Police in Maharashtra state of India. Due to his impeccable service detecting many explosives and other weapons—in particular during the 1993 Mumbai bombings—he was honoured with a opera mini belka state funeral.[77]

Rescue dogs[edit]

  • Aspen, a search-and-rescue Golden Retriever that assisted in searching for survivors of the Alfred P.

    Murrah Building bombing in Oklahoma City in 1995.[78]

  • Baillie, an active search and rescue border collie on one of Canada’s all hazards disaster response teams, Canada Task Force 2 (CAN-TF2), where she specialises in Heavy Urban Search and Rescue (HUSAR).

    She is also a member of CanmoreFire Rescue and mascot for BanffEmergency Medical Services in the Banff National Park. Baillie has represented Canada at the UNISDR Americas conference and has been honoured with an exhibit on her wearable technology in the Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa.[79][80][81]

  • Balto, a famous sled dog, was the lead opera mini belka on the final leg of the 1925 serum run to Nome (which relayed diphtheriaantitoxin by dog sled across Alaska to combat an epidemic).

    Balto was memorialized with a statue in New York's Central Park.[82] The Iditarod Race is a commemoration of the 1925 serum run.[83] An animated film was produced in 1995, telling a somewhat dramatized version of the dog's life.

  • Barry, a famous Saint Bernard rescue dog, reportedly saved 40 people.
  • Bilbo: a lifeguard Newfoundland dog on Sennen beach in Cornwall—credited with saving three lives.[84]
  • Dakota; was a pit bullsearch opera mini belka rescue dog that responded to over 100 searches missions including the search for the astronauts that lost their lives in the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster.
  • Gandalf, a black Shiloh ShepherdSearch and Rescue dog owned by Misha Marshall, found missing boy scout Michael Auberry in March 2007.[85]
  • Nico (2015) a recently adopted Bernese mountain dog became a hero when he saved two people who were being swept out into the ocean by opera mini belka rip current.[86][87]
  • Peter, a Collie that was a search and rescue dog during World War II.
  • Swansea Jack, Rescued people from Swansea bay and the River Tawe.
  • Togo, a Siberian Husky, was the lead dog that led the longest track while the team had the antitoxin, during the 1925 serum run to Nome (which relayed diphtheriaantitoxin by dog sled across Alaska to combat an epidemic).
  • Approximately 350 opera mini belka and rescue dogs worked at the World Trade Center site opera mini belka the September 11, 2001 attacks.

    Rescuers relied on the dogs' sense of smell and agility in tight spaces to seek survivors and recover the remains of victims.[88]

Guide and service dogs[edit]

  • Buddy, a female German Shepherd, the first formally trained guide dog in the United States. She belonged to Morris Frank, who worked to establish The Seeing Eye, the first dog guide school in America.[89]
  • Endal, a Opera mini belka dog voted "Dog of the Millennium", famous for extraordinary ability to help his human partner, a disabled veteran, with many aspects of his life, for over a decade, and his role in opera mini belka promotion of service dog programs.
  • Roselle, a Golden Retrieverguide dog who led her blind owner Michael Hingson to safety from the 78th floor of the North Tower of the World Trade Center after the 9/11 attack.[90]
  • Trixie Koontz, the Golden Retriever companion of Dean Koontz, was a retired guide dog and the purported author of Life Is Good.[91] Trixie died 30 June 2007 at opera mini belka, euthanized on her favorite couch with Koontz and his wife holding opera mini belka in their arms.

    She had a tumor in her heart.[92]

  • Wanda the Yellow Retriever/Lab cross, guide dog to Mhairi Thurston. Wands was Guide Dog for the Blind Association's first 'Overall Guidedog of the Year' in opera mini belka.

    Wanda retired from service opera mini belka 2011 and opera mini belka a happy retirement with owner Mhairi in Dundee, Scotland.[93]

Dogs that aided exploration[edit]

  • Bud Nelson, the first dog to travel across the United States by automobile.
  • Chinook was the dog team leader for the Byrd Antarctic Expeditions and dubbed an "All American Dog" in the 1920s
  • Seaman, Meriwether Lewis's Newfoundland that accompanied the Lewis and Clark Expedition across the northwestern U.S.

    from 1804 to 1806.

  • Laika, aka. Kudryavka, a Russian stray was the first animal to orbit the Earth, in 1957.
  • Leoncico, was the dog of the Spanishexplorer and conquistadorVasco Núñez de Balboa, exploring and struggling with him across the Isthmus of Panama, from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific, in 1513.

Police dogs[edit]

  • Rajah, a German Shepherd, was the first police dog to serve in New Zealand.[94]
  • Zanjeer was a Labrador Retriever who served as a detection dog with the Mumbai Police in Maharashtra state of India.

    Due to his impeccable service detecting many explosives and other weapons—in particular during the 1993 Mumbai bombings—he was honoured with a full state funeral.

  • Zuyaqui, a German Shepherd who served the Mexican Federal Police, his body is preserved at the Museo del Enervante drug-trafficking museum.

Other working dogs[edit]

  • Gabi, a German Shepherd who worked as a guard dog at the Belgrade Zoo and managed to defeat an escaped jaguar.
  • Lucky and Flo, a pair of black Labrador Retrieverdetection dogs, notable for being the first animals trained to detect optical discs by scent.

    They are sponsored by the MPAA and FACT, as part of an initiative to combat copyright infringement relating to motion pictures and DVD discs.[95]

  • Station Jim – a popular and successful collector for the Widows' and Orphans' fund of the Great Western Railway.
  • Oscar, canine hypnotist.[citation needed]
  • Owney, an official United States Postal Service dog and mascot, rode the trains with the mail in the 19th century, traveled around the world and more than 143,000 miles (230,000 km) in his lifetime.

    After death, his body was stuffed and is on opera mini belka in the National Postal Museum in Washington, D.C. Featured on a Forever Stamp, and subject of lots of books.

  • Smoky, the first therapy dog
  • Don the Talking Dog

Other heroic dogs[edit]

Not all dogs that are famous for saving lives are working dogs. Famous lifesaving dogs with no special training or job include the following:

Saved abandoned babies[edit]

  • Jade, a German Shepherd from Birmingham, England, who saved an abandoned baby.

    He was walking in a park with his owner when he ran off and lay down, not moving until his master approached, next to an abandoned baby in a bag in the woods. Jade's owner called an ambulance, which took the baby to the hospital, and the baby was saved.[96]

  • La China, a free-ranging dog who heard the cries of a newborn infant that had been exposed by her mother in a field near a shanty town outside of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

    La China found the baby and, without leaving any bite marks on her, brought her back to the relative shelter and warmth of a corner where she was keeping and nursing her litter of opera mini belka. In so doing, La Opera mini belka had brought the baby close enough to people to be heard and saved.[97]

  • Mkombozi, a stray dog from the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya, saved the life of an abandoned baby. On 9 May 2005, Mkombozi while scavenging for food opera mini belka a road, found an abandoned baby in a package.

    She dragged it across a road, pulled it through a fence, into a village, to a shed where she was nursing newborn puppies.

    In doing so, she had brought the baby close enough for its cries to be heard by a woman and her children, who saved the baby.

    The baby was given the name "Angel" and adopted. The dog was named "Mkombozi", which is Swahili for "savior", and taken in by the local SPCA.[98]

  • Pui, a 2-year-old Thai Bangkaew Dog in Thailand, saved the life of an abandoned baby. The male dog found a plastic bag near roadside dump in Tha Rua district of Ayutthaya province, containing a newborn baby girl inside and carried the infant back home unscathed and unhurt.[99]


  • Kabang, a shepherd mix Aspin from Zamboanga City, Philippines who became famous when she saved two children from opera mini belka potentially fatal motorcycle crash.

    As a result of the accident, Kabang lost her upper snout.[100][101]

  • George, a Jack Russell Terrier who shielded a group of opera mini belka in Manaia, New Zealand, from a pair of attacking pit bulls. He was killed by the pit bulls.[102]
  • Saihu (赛虎 = "like a tiger"), from Jiujiang, Jiangxi Province, southern China.

    On 28 November 2003, a chef was preparing dinner for almost 30 people at a driving school. The smell of the cooking meat attracted some nearby puppies to the school, along with their mother, Saihu. The chef threw some scraps of opera mini belka from the pot to the puppies, but strangely, the puppies' mother prevented them from eating. Saihu also kept barking at the chef, as well as the people who were preparing to eat. Confused but undeterred, the people prepared to eat the meal the chef had made.

    Saihu became panicked and ran around barking at the guests, before finally eating all the scraps the chef had thrown to the dogs. After just a few minutes, Saihu fell dead on the floor. The guests, shocked at the dog's death, stopped eating the meal. They called a policeman as well as some doctors, who discovered poison in the meat. No people or puppies died. Everyone was convinced that Saihu must have smelled the poison and had saved the people and her puppies by sacrificing herself.

    The people of Jiujaing were so grateful to Saihu that they set up a tomb in a human graveyard and a statue to memorialize opera mini belka dog.[103]

  • Susie, part Pit Bull rescued after being set on fire in Greensboro, North Carolina; her plight led to passage of Susie's Law.

    The subject of opera mini belka 2013 film by Uplifting Entertainment and now a certified therapy dog, Susie is regularly taken to schools, churches, and hospitals to warn of the danger of animal abuse and to promote kindness and respect.[104]

  • Wangwang (汪汪 Wāngwāng