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7th Dec '17 7:49:34 PM Woggs123
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*** In ''Old World Blues'' you'll find a cybernetic splicing lab where you can create Roxie to accompany you for a while. The DLC's epilogue states that the now fully-operational lab will [[spoiler: begin to cultivate ''armies'' of cyberdogs to roam the wastes and protect frontier towns.]]
5th Dec '17 7:12:15 PM Kytseo
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* Service Dogs are dogs specifically trained to help disabled owners (like Seeing-Eye Dogs helping blind people get around).
25th Nov '17 9:16:23 AM Malady
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* Go to a bookstore, a newspaper stand or a public library and pick up an issue of ''National Geographic Kids.'' In almost every trio of ''AmazingAnimals'' stories, which is a section that is ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin, there's a story about a dog saving a person from something.

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* Go to a bookstore, a newspaper stand or a public library and pick up an issue of ''National Geographic Kids.'' In almost every trio of ''AmazingAnimals'' ''Series/AmazingAnimals'' stories, which is a section that is ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin, there's a story about a dog saving a person from something.
29th Oct '17 11:28:51 AM nombretomado
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* Subverted in the WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes "Fresh Airedale" by ChuckJones - a conniving dog (he lets in house burglars who pay him off with meat) sets himself up to look heroic, while the family cat, who ''is'' heroic, gets nothing but scorn.

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* Subverted in the WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes "Fresh Airedale" by ChuckJones Creator/ChuckJones - a conniving dog (he lets in house burglars who pay him off with meat) sets himself up to look heroic, while the family cat, who ''is'' heroic, gets nothing but scorn.
19th Oct '17 8:41:42 AM narm00
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Often needs to rescue TimmyInAWell, and may be an AngryGuardDog. A cousin to the EvilDetectingDog, and something of an inversion of DogsAreDumb. May or may not be a GratuitousAnimalSidekick or ActionPet. For a more subtle dog hero, see UsefulNotes/{{Hachiko}} and for this trope close cousin, the NobleWolf. See also HeroesLoveDogs.

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Often needs to rescue TimmyInAWell, and may be an AngryGuardDog. A cousin to the EvilDetectingDog, and something of an inversion of DogsAreDumb. May or may not be a GratuitousAnimalSidekick or ActionPet. For a more subtle dog hero, see UsefulNotes/{{Hachiko}} and for this trope a close cousin, the cousin of this trope, see NobleWolf. See also HeroesLoveDogs.
8th Oct '17 3:37:12 PM nombretomado
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* An episode of ''{{Wishbone}}'' has Wishbone see a news story about a heroic dog who saves a child from being hit by a car. Wishbone fantasizes about being heroic himself (as in every episode).

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* An episode of ''{{Wishbone}}'' ''Series/{{Wishbone}}'' has Wishbone see a news story about a heroic dog who saves a child from being hit by a car. Wishbone fantasizes about being heroic himself (as in every episode).
7th Oct '17 1:25:15 PM DrOO7
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** US Customs drug-sniffing dogs Rocky and Barco were so efficient in discovering drugs that people were attempting to smuggle that a drug cartel put out a $300,000 bounty on them.
(Never carried out, thankfully.)

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** US Customs drug-sniffing dogs Rocky and Barco were so efficient in discovering drugs that people were attempting to smuggle that a drug cartel put out a $300,000 bounty on them.
them. (Never carried out, thankfully.))
**[[http://www.travelandleisure.com/animals/hero-dog-frida-saves-lives-mexico Frida]], a Mexican Marine Corps dog who has been diligently rescuing earthquake victims.
29th Sep '17 9:21:26 AM erforce
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* Thor, the German shepherd hero of the movie ''Bad Moon'' (and the book it was based on, ''Thor'' by Wayne Smith), ''fights a werewolf'' to protect his family.

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* Thor, the German shepherd hero of the movie ''Bad Moon'' ''Film/BadMoon'' (and the book it was based on, ''Thor'' by Wayne Smith), ''fights a werewolf'' to protect his family.



* Baxter from ''Film/AnchormanTheLegendOfRonBurgundy''.

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* %%* Baxter from ''Film/AnchormanTheLegendOfRonBurgundy''.
27th Sep '17 7:51:15 AM DrOO7
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** US Customs drug-sniffing dogs Rocky and Barco were so efficient in discovering drugs that people were attempting to smuggle that a drug cartel put out a $300,000 bounty on them.
(Never carried out, thankfully.)
22nd Sep '17 4:44:08 AM Scorntex
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--> '''Max Lord:''' "We talked about this! ''Don't clone the dog!'' Dogs are ''weird''! [[IncorruptiblePurePureness The whole loyalty thing just seems to be branded right in on a genetic level]], for Pete's sake!"

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--> '''Max Lord:''' "We We talked about this! ''Don't clone the dog!'' Dogs are ''weird''! [[IncorruptiblePurePureness The whole loyalty thing just seems to be branded right in on a genetic level]], for Pete's sake!"sake!


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* ''ComicBook/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy:'' The second volume has Cosmos, a telepathic Russian dog who under circumstances never explained gained telepathic powers, who operates as the head of security for Knowhere, and is therefore a friend of the Guardians (except [[SitcomArchnemesis Rocket Racoon]]).
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