BAMBI, a Chihuahua owned by Mr. and Mrs. Roland Morin, saved the life of a visiting friend by awakening her after a fire started in the house. The visitor who suffered from asthma, was resting at the time of the fire and believed she would have been asphyxiated had it not been for Bambi.


TIPPY, a six-month-old Shepherd/Lab mix, leaped into the swift and icy Niagara River to pull eight-year-old Brian Chouinard to safety. Tippy returned to rescue the other child that had fallen in the river, but was too late.


PAT, a black Labrador Retriever owned by Tom Murphy saved his owner’s life by towing him with a rope attached to an oarless boat for three and a half hours in strong winds and rough water on the St. Lawrence River.