South Korea’s first honorary rescue dog saved 90-year-old owner by laying next to her for 40 hours in freezing rain
When an elderly woman with dementia went missing in South Korea, leading to a team of police, firefighters and volunteers to search the area, it was Baekgu the dog that saved the day. In acknowledgement of his noble deed, the 4-year-old dog has been appointed as the country’s first honorary rescue dog.
The search: Baekgu’s owner, a 90-year-old woman, was reported missing on Aug. 25, according to CNN. Security footage from a local farm showed her leaving her village with a small white dog.
Dramatic rescue of a truck being pulled out of a gorge by around 100 people in India was captured on film and is now circulating on social media.
In a village in Nagaland (not yet identified) the entire community pulls up a truck which fell off the road with ropes & the spirit of unity!
A house filled with malnourished cats was recently discovered in Japan, local authorities revealed on Wednesday.
Leased to a married couple in their 50s and their son in his 30s, the two-story home in Sapporo’s Kita Ward was found housing 238 cats, Kyodo News reports.
A Chinese grandmother has gone viral on social media after she was caught on video dangling her grandson on the balcony to help rescue her cat trapped on the balcony below.
Oil rig workers recently rescued a dog they found swimming in the middle of the ocean, some 135 miles off the coast of Thailand.
The brown dog, identified as a male aspin (a mongrel dog native to the Philippines) around three to five years old, was discovered with its head poking out of the water while paddling through the ocean last Friday.
A brave young couple in China saved each other from certain death after a fire broke out inside their apartment building.
The couple, Li Shuo and his wife Wang Xue, quickly fled their unit on the seventh floor of the apartment building in Shenyang, Liaoning province when the fire happened on February 28.
A mother orangutan and her baby, who suffered senseless cruelty at the hands of humans, were recently rescued by Indonesian authorities from a local park.
On Saturday, Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BKSDA) of Aceh reportedly evacuated the pair of Sumatran orangutans from a park in the Bunga Tanjung Village in Subulussalam’s sub-district Sultan Daulat.
A delivery man who plunged into a river to rescue a drowning girl in eastern China has been hailed as a hero on social media.
On Oct. 13, the 6-year-old girl slipped and fell into the river while washing a mop in Shaoxing, Zhejiang province, CGTN reported.
A Thai man who had just finished half a bottle of alcohol fell into a sea of mud while having a morning run in eastern Thailand.
The incident occurred on a muddy part of the coast of Chonburi province around 5:00 a.m. on Wednesday.
Firefighters in China resorted to an unorthodox means of rescuing a suicidal woman who threatened to jump off her third-floor apartment.
Footage of the unusual rescue on Wednesday showed the suicidal woman sitting by the window with one leg dangling over the ledge of her unit in Wenzhou, Anhui province.
After nearly two months of drifting alone at sea, a 19-year-old Indonesian teen is back home with his family.
The unforeseen voyage started in mid-July, 125 kilometers (about 78 miles) off the northern tip of Manado, where Aldi Novel Adilang had been working as lamp keeper on a floating fish trap.
This is the horrifying moment a 10-year-old girl in northern China got stuck on a moving walkway just after taking a step.
The incident occurred inside a shopping mall in Guyuan, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region (NHAR) on Aug. 9, Sina News reported.