2 astounding dog stories [videos]
Here’s why dogs can make amazing family pets.
Are you considering adopting a dog from your local shelter? These two videos may just help you to make up your mind.
Dogs aren’t just there as companions and playmates for your children, they can be extremely helpful, too.

Here’s a helpful pup that has chosen to “rescue” a child from the water, even if the child didn’t need rescuing:

Rescue Dog Saves Kid from Impending Water Fun via America’s Funniest Home Videos/YouTube:

That’s impressive, right?

In case you’re still on the fence, check out this convincing argument that dogs really do make the best babysitters:

Why Dogs Make the Best Babysitters via HoopLala/YouTube:

And if you’d like to know more before asking a furry companion to join the family, we have lots to tell you:

Dogs and cats meeting babies for the first time

11 tips for when dog meets baby

The top 5 family pets

4 heroic pets that saved the day

Does a family need a dog?

Pets are good for your child’s allergies

What's the best kind of dog?
Do you have any happy dog stories to share?

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