Heart-rending stories about man's best friends

1. A dog that led rescuers to the site of an accident involving its owner

Heart-rending stories about man's best friends

On the 84th the highway near the town of Davie (Florida) sorokaodnoletny Gregory Todd Treyvers lost control of the car, crashed into a bridge support and rolled into a ditch. Limping, a German shepherd named Simon led rescuers along the dark road to the broken car. When they reached the scene of the tragedy, Simon circled and licked Treyversa, then jumped into the car interior and waited, sitting next to the boss.

Unfortunately, Treyvers died on the spot.

2. The dog ran away from home to find the grave of the deceased owner, and refuses to leave her for six years

Heart-rending stories about man's best friends

A faithful dog. German Shepherd named captain ran away from home after the 2006 death of its owner, the Argentine Miguel Guzman. A week later, Guzman's family came to honor the memory of the deceased and found the grieving dog whining near the tomb owner.

Since then, the grieving dog rarely leaves the place in the cemetery of the city of Villa Carlos Paz, located in central Argentina. In 2005, Miguel Guzman bought a Captain in the gift to his 13-year-old son Damian.

Despite the fact that the dog sometimes goes to the cemetery to spend time with his family, he always returned to the grave before dark.

3. The dog that guarded 14 hours a two-year child, lost in the Australian forest

Heart-rending stories about man's best friends

Lost baby was found in the woods unharmed, thanks to a faithful pet to his family, to protect the child 14 hours. German shepherd named Dasher rescuers found in a wooded area near a two-year Dante Berry, at a distance of more than four kilometers from his mother's house in Mildura, Victoria. Bianca Chapman, a mother of Dante, raised the alarm as soon as the two of them disappeared from the yard of her house. Eventually, they find police officers who heard the loud cries of a small bush a few meters from the road.

4. A dog that 12:00 held next to the owner hit by a car

Heart-rending stories about man's best friends

The man was riding a bicycle and was hit by a car on the first highway in Santa Cruz, California. The accident occurred at night, so the driver easily fled the scene of the accident, but the owner of the dog's body lay on the side of the road until the morning.

Passerby noticed a crumpled bicycle on the roadside, there was the lifeless body of a dog and unharmed. Cart that a man attached to transport their dog, lying on the ground.

The man's body has been here somewhere 8 or 12 hours, and his grief-stricken dog, similar to Toto from the "Wizard of Oz" a cross between a Cairn Terrier, always remained close to the owner.

5. The dog, which prevented the suicide of his mistress

Heart-rending stories about man's best friends

63-year-old French commune Sorgue gathered to commit suicide in the backyard of your own home, but her dog, apparently, decided otherwise. In desperation, the faithful dog did what anyone would have done a loving person - he knocked his mistress feet to knock the weapon out of her hands. "Perhaps the dog sensed something was wrong and knocked her to the ground, in order to save" - ​​a police officer said. The woman was wounded in the chest, but there is no danger to life and it is close to full recovery.

6. The dog, who every day attends liturgy in the church, where the funeral took place of his master

Heart-rending stories about man's best friends

The poor dog so badly misses his mistress, that every day uses the service in the Italian church where her funeral took place and waits patiently for her return. Devotee Tommy, seven-year old German Shepherd, owned by 57-year-old Marie Marguerite Loki was her faithful companion ever since she found him abandoned in a field.

Maria Loki sheltered several stray dogs, but, according to her friends, Tommy was her favorite, with whom she went every day to the church, where the priest allowed him to sit quietly at her feet. After the death of a woman in San Donaci, near the city of Brindisi, a memorial service was held, in which Tommy joined the mourners, and since he always appears in the church, as soon as the sound of bells announces the start of the service.

7. The dog who was guarding his dead girlfriend in China

Heart-rending stories about man's best friends

One of the most sentimental photos dog friendly, which saw the world. In the city district of Zhangzhou in China, it has been sealed by a dog guarding another dog, struck and killed by a car. He defended her, not at all afraid of the machine. Occasionally, according to witnesses, the dog gently pushed his unhappy friend, trying to wake her. Faithful companion stayed with her for more than six hours.

Local butcher Xiao Wu says that often saw the two of them, walking together.

8. The faithful dog that 30 minutes did not leave the host and waited to be rescued from the ice

Heart-rending stories about man's best friends

As though still not enough evidence that the dog - an amazing creation. In the news reported a dog that waited for 30 minutes until rescued her owner, fell through the thin ice of the Colorado River. Unknown 60-year-old man and his pet in the afternoon went to the river to hunt ducks. The man fell through the thin ice after the foot on the frozen surface of the river to pick up the duck. Other hunters nearby, called rescuers. But the dog is not in a hurry to leave the host. As concerned relatives in the waiting room, she went back and forth, trying to help the owner, who drove the dog away from the hole, too, worry for their four-legged friend.

9. The Huskies, who found his master in the hospital

Heart-rending stories about man's best friends

This Husky since missed his master that somehow managed to middle of the night to follow his way to the hospital, which is in the three-plus miles from home. Five years ago, John Dolan took from the shelter of the white husky named Zander. After Dolan was in a hospital in Long Island, New York, due to problems with the skin, Zander became depressed and aimless hanging around the house. As a result, the devotee Huskies ran away from home at 3 am and surprisingly found Dolan at the Hospital of the Good Samaritan, which is located in West Islip.

The hospital staff found the dog on the street, near the building where the treated host. Nurse phoned recorded on the collar Sander, and it turned out to be a cell phone number of John Dolan - he answered the phone, while in his room. Later wife Dolan Sander drove home, but soon devoted dog owner visited a second time.

10. The guide dog, who returned to save his master during the terrorist attack of 9/11

Heart-rending stories about man's best friends

September 11, 2001 blind computer scientist Omar Eduardo Riviera worked on the 71st floor of the World Trade Center with her dog-povodyrom of Dorado nickname. When hijacked plane hit the tower, Riviera knew his evacuation would take too much time, but wanted his Labrador retriever was able to escape. Therefore, he unhooked the leash on a crowded staircase. "I thought I was lost forever - the noise and the heat was appalling - but I wanted to give a chance to escape Dorado. So I unhooked the leash, patted him on the head and pushed him away and commanded, "- says the Riviera. Dorado was thrown down a crowd of evacuating people, but a few minutes later Riviera felt the dog against his legs - Dorado came back to him. Dorado and another employee of the center of the Riviera have helped overcome the 70 flights of stairs, it took about an hour. Shortly after they got out of the tower, the building collapsed. Riviera says he owes his life to his faithful dog.