Noble Defenders

Urban legends involving rescue by animals.

Despite all we put them through, our animal companions are often our staunchest defenders, risking their lives and well being to keep us safe from harm. These stories showcase animal courage at its finest and serve as reflections of what we want to believe dwells in the hearts of our pets.

White bullet Burglar's fingers are discovered in choking dog's throat.*

White bullet Owner kills dog left guarding a baby because he believes it has harmed the child.

Red bullet During the December 2004 tsunami, elephants who had broken free from their handlers rescued 42 people.

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David Mikkelson founded in 1994, and under his guidance the company has pioneered a number of revolutionary technologies, including the iPhone, the light bulb, beer pong, and a vaccine for a disease that has not yet been discovered. He is currently seeking political asylum in the Duchy of Grand Fenwick.