Rescued by a Dog

Rescued by a Dog

Rescued by a Dog brings you first-hand stories, told by dog owners, about the pups who ACTUALLY saved their lives. These are happy-cry stories, which the world desperately needs right now. If you need to find some goodness in the world, you’ll find it here. ...Produced and hosted by Laura Thomas, author of the novel, Not Just a Dog, and animal welfare professional.

Episodes

November 26, 2022 44 min

Danelle, a professional endurance athlete, was out for a run when she fell off a cliff, plummeting 60 feet to the ground and shattering her pelvis. Unable to drag herself out of the canyon, her pup Taz was her only hope for survival. Find out how Taz saved Danelle's life on this extraordinary, beautiful, edge-of-your-seat episode of Rescued by a Dog. 

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In her early 20s, Brenna had reached a low point in life, and she didn't think there was any happiness left for her. But when Brenna attempted to take her own life, her six-month-old boxer puppy Hadley refused to let her mama leave this world. Hadley showed Brenna that happiness is always within reach, even during the darkest times. This is a story of recovery, and hope, and the boundless power of a dog's love. 

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When Noah's addictions start to take hold of him again, it's his love for his rescue pups Bodhi and Lucy that prevent him from disappearing into the depths. They are his anchor in sobriety, and in life. Find out how they saved each other on Episode 5 of Rescued by a Dog! 

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In 2021, Brian was home alone with his new rescue German shepherd, Sadie, when he suffered a stroke. He couldn't get up and his phone was across the room. Desperate to help her new papa, Sadie came to the rescue. Find out what she did on Episode 5 of Rescued by a Dog! 

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For Deidra, her 15-year-old rescue beagle Lucy was "everything." For Lucy, Deidra was "everything" as well. When Deidra was diagnosed with cancer, Lucy made it her mission to help her mama heal. Their love was all that each of them needed. 

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In Episode 3, rescue puppy Vanya suddenly demonstrates a remarkable ability to know when her owner Morgan is on the verge of a diabetic crash. 

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When Samantha's dog was killed in a fire, there was only one way to restore her will to live: she wanted to rescue one of the neediest dogs at the shelter. Payapa had been gravely injured in a car accident, and she needed 24/7 TLC. Tune in to Episode 2 of Rescued By a Dog to find out how Papaya and Samantha saved each other. 

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Human-focused dog training and dog care services

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When Maddie stepped over a rattlesnake, her new rescue dog, Mr. Jones, lunged in and grabbed the snake out from under her. Find out what happened next in Episode 1 of Rescued by a Dog. 

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Ethically made gear and accessories for furry darlings and the humans that love them.

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