The Dog who saved a boy from a house fire in Mexico

This dog saved his 4-year-old boy master from certain death as the family’s humble, wooden shack burned to ashes. Little Ivan Saul was sound asleep and would have never woken up had it not been for the non-stop barking of his new friend “Rosco” which had wakened him from his peaceful slumber and allowed him the opportunity to run, […]

Dog Saved Owner with Heimlich Maneuver.

By Scott Goss sgoss@cecilwhig.com A Calvert woman claims her 2-year-old golden retriever saved her life Friday by giving her the canine version of the Heimlich maneuver. “The doctor said I probably wouldn’t be here without Toby,” said Debbie Parkhurst, 45, a jewelry artist who lives near Rising Sun High School with her husband, Kevin, and their […]

Akita dogs

The Akita (秋田犬 Akita-inu?) is a large spitz breed of dog originating from the mountainous northern regions of Japan. There are now two separate strains: Japanese, a/k/a “Akita Inu” or “Japanese Akita”, and American, a/k/a “Akita” or “American Akita”. The Japanese strain comes in selected colors only, with all other colors considered atypical of the breed, while the American strain comes in all dog […]