The search is over!
Milk-Bone has completed their 10 dogs who changed the world campaign and the dogs that made the list are nothing short of amazing – proving that heroes come in all breeds and sizes. Along with the prestigious title, these 10 pups have been awarded a year’s supply of Milk-Bone.
1. Abby — [Border Collie/Australian Shepherd] (Hartland, WI) Abby saved her family from carbon monoxide poisoning.
2. Klinker — [Golden Retriever] (Williamsport, MD)
Klinker is saving the U.S. honeybee population by inspecting bees for deadly bacteria. (Pet Parent: Bill Troup)
3. Wrangler — [Bassett Hound] (Albion, PA) Wrangler saved his family from a house fire.
4. Bretagne — [Golden Retriever] (Cypress, TX) Bretagne is the last known living search and rescue dog that responded to the World Trade Center after the 9/11 attacks. In her retirement, she helps children learn to read aloud.
5. Tillie — [Irish Setter/Spaniel] (Vashon Island, WA) When her best dog pal was trapped in a cistern, Tillie watched over her for more than week, leaving her side only to go search for help.
6. Liberty — [Golden Retriever/ Lab] (Hasbrouck Heights, NJ)
Liberty is a service and therapy dog that makes regular visits to hospitals, schools and community events to spread awareness about the Canine Assistants program. (Pet Parent: Tom Meli)
7. Rolex — [Golden Retriever] (Duluth, GA) A graduate of the Canine Assistants program, Rolex has helped his partner significantly reduced the frequency of her seizures and helps her maintain a job at a local school.
8. Chopstick — [Golden Retriever/ Lab] (Pottsville, PA) Chopstick, a graduate of the Canine Assistants program, is a calming presence and important helper to his partner, who has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
9. Smith — [Golden Retriever] (Lakewood, CA) A graduate of the Canine Assistants program and safety-response dog, Smith helps his partner when she experiences seizures.
10. Emmy — [Golden Doodle] (Hershey, PA) A graduate of the Canine Assistants program, Emmy can predict seizures and alert her family when her partner is injured.
…and I’m happy when Duke brings his ball back when playing with me. Maybe we should set the bar a little higher : )