Dogs are loyal. We all know that. But any dog owner would know that our four-legged friends can surprise us many a time with their resourcefulness and intelligence. In the collection of pictures below, you will get to meet some of the most lovable dogs who go out of their way to help their human friends in need. They are not just loyal; they are selfless, kind, and dexterous. From dogs who provide therapy and support to different kinds to humans to those who can detect different diseases, these lovable canines truly deserve much love, acknowledgment, and care.
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1. This is a photo from a retirement party for explosive detection dogs. The two dogs in the middle are retiring and the dogs on the sides will be replacing them. Bravo!
2. This dog has been working at the zoo for six years. He helps comfort children who accidentally get hurt.
3. This is Benny, a therapy dog for a middle school. This was his last day at work but he didn’t want to leave.
4. This dog alerts the owners when their blood sugar begins to rise.
5. This is Bill, wearing an assistance dog coat. He’s the first medical alert dog for Addison's disease in Australia.
6. This pitbull helps his owner who has Parkinson’s disease. He rests his head on whatever part of her body has the worst tremors. Curiously, nobody has taught him to do that.
7. Tucker, a Great Pyrenees, saves his vineyard at least $10,000 per year by keeping the deer away.
8. A sled dog takes a break from a long day of leading a team of 10 dogs (and humans) in a sled ride.
9. This is River, an Autism Service Dog who is training to especially help students in college.
10. Ruby, a certified therapy dog, visits universities to help cheer up students.
11. The owner of this dog, who has asthma, was laughing loudly. The dog thought he desperately needed his emergency inhaler and immediately brought it to him.
12. He comes to work every day with his owner and is known as the “Chief Morale Officer” in the office.
13. This is Georgia, who helps people with PTSD.
14. A dog with a very rare and unique job - he detects polar bear pregnancy by smell. He can detect pregnancy in polar bear poop with up to 97% accuracy.
15. Bonzo, a former sled dog has run more than 10,000 miles (16093.44 km). This was him on his last sled run.
16. Shouldn't every ATM in the world have an adorable and loyal guard dog like this?
17. Here's a herding dog, also known as a stock dog or a shepherd dog, who knows how to take his job very seriously.
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