Meet Our Next Good Dog Gold Medal Winner: Ingrid!
Meet Our Next Good Dog Gold Medal Winner: Ingrid!

Big Barker’s Good Dog Gold Medal is awarded to good dogs for their incredible acts of kindness, bravery and loyalty. Meet Ingrid the Therapy Dog! Ingrid embodies these qualities and is from right here in our backyard of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Working as a therapy dog, she has made over...

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Loyal Dog Helps Rescuers Locate Missing Owner in Texas
Loyal Dog Helps Rescuers Locate Missing Owner in Texas

A dog is being hailed a hero after helping rescuers locate their missing owner this past week. Sherry Noppe went missing on May 3rd, 2022 while on a walk with her dog, Max. Noppe was recently diagnosed with Dementia, and was missing for three days before being found.  In a...

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TWO Good Dog Gold Medal Winners: Kenna and Kovu
TWO Good Dog Gold Medal Winners: Kenna and Kovu

The Big Barker team is happy to recognize amazing dogs doing amazing things in their communities. Meet Kovu and Kenna, two adorable pups, who have been named Big Barker official Good Dog Gold Medal Winners. Get to know more about them and their incredible stories of service below! The Story of Kenna:...

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Three-Legged Dog with Cancer Saves Baby Otter in Minnesota River
Three-Legged Dog with Cancer Saves Baby Otter in Minnesota River

A six-year-old Goldendoodle is being hailed a hero following its rescue of a baby otter from the frigid Minnesota River. Gus, who only has three legs, following an amputation of the back leg because of a tumor, jumped into action to save a struggling otter. The otter was spotted by...

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The Guide Dog Foundation: Radar and Anastasia
The Guide Dog Foundation: Radar and Anastasia

In 1946, when the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind was founded, its mission was simple: to provide guide dogs and training – free of charge – to people who were blind or visually impaired.  Radar is one of many amazing dogs in the Guide Dog Foundation's program, trained to...

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Seven Year Old Retriever Struck by Vehicle Now Recovering on His Big Barker Bed
Seven Year Old Retriever Struck by Vehicle Now Recovering on His Big Barker Bed

Diesel Hahn is a seven-year-old Retriever from the Chesapeake Bay Area who was unfortunately struck by a vehicle earlier this month on the interstate. A good samaritan stayed with the dog until police arrived and the owner was able to be located. Diesel was then immediately taken to Valley Veterinary...

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Paws of Honor: Meet Lady
Paws of Honor: Meet Lady

Born in July 2013, K9 Lady served as a Military Working Dog in the United States Air Force. She was trained as a single purpose K9 in Explosive Detection, and worked at Fairchild Air Force Base, which is located about 12 miles from Spokane, Washington. During her time at work,...

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Dog Missing for Days Found in Cave and Led to Safety with a Sausage Roll
Dog Missing for Days Found in Cave and Led to Safety with a Sausage Roll

After days of missing and being presumed dead, a dog is back at home with his family all thanks to a sausage roll. Henry was walking with his owners on a trail when he suddenly went missing and could not be located. They feared that he had fallen down a...

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San Diego Rescue Dog Gets 'Pawty' to Celebrate One Year Cancer-Free
San Diego Rescue Dog Gets 'Pawty' to Celebrate One Year Cancer-Free

It’s time to celebrate! Phoenix, 4-year-old Saint Bernard/Shepherd mix, has reached the one year mark of being cancer free. To honor Phoenix and this momentous occasion, the San Diego Humane Society held a party filled with dog-friendly peanut butter cake, party hats, plenty of cheers, and lots of hugs at...

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Ohio Therapy Dog Annie Rose Wins 2022 Cadbury Bunny Tryouts and Gets Her Own Candy Commercial
Ohio Therapy Dog Annie Rose Wins 2022 Cadbury Bunny Tryouts and Gets Her Own Candy Commercial

An English Doodle named Annie Rose has been named the winner of the fourth annual Cadbury Bunny Tryouts. Annie Rose works as a therapy dog frequenting nursing homes in Ohio to bring joy to the residents. Even as the pandemic closed visitors to the facilities, Annie still made an appearance...

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Paws of Honor: Meet Ronni
Paws of Honor: Meet Ronni

My name is Nick, and I would like to introduce my retired MWD (Military Working Dog) Ronni/P835. He is a 12-year-old Dutch Shepherd trained in Patrol and Explosive Detection.     The primary role that Ronni provided was for explosive detection, apprehension, and location of individuals for the United States...

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Paws of Honor: Meet Cobra
Paws of Honor: Meet Cobra
Cobra was a Patrol/Explosives Detector Dog in the US Navy. Military Working Dog, K9 Cobra, was assigned to her first and only handler, Ashley S., in July 2009. Cobra worked as a Patrol/Explosive Detection Dog in the United States Navy. In March 2011, Cobra and Ashley deployed to Kandahar, Afghanistan...
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