From now until 12pm Pacific Time on September 9, 2019, individuals are allowed to vote for one dog each day. The dog who wins the coveted title of 2019 American Hero Dog will be announced live at the Hero Dog Awards gala this October!
Please note: Voters must be U.S. residents at least 18 years old, and can only use one email address to vote each day. Multiple votes using different email addresses will be disqualified.
In 2015, Antonio was a normal, playful 9-year old, who loved soccer, and his friends. Then, on a normal day, riding in the back of his parents SUV with his younger brothers on the way to a family dinner, a man who fired 3-5 bullets into their car shot him in the head. Since that […]
Piglet, best friend of Winnie The Pooh. But, there’s another “Piglet” in town. An 8-year-old Catahoula Leopard Dog. This Piglet, veteran Search & Rescue dog, is trained & certified to help families in arduous times. Nothing could have prepared Piglet & handler Lori Wells for the inconceivable conditions on a recent deployment. Called to aid […]
Sergeant Yeager honorably performed combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan as an Improvised Explosive Detection Dog with the USMC. Yeager has been credited with detecting the locations of dozens of explosive devices. During his three combat tours, Yeager participated in over 100 patrols, and was tasked with clearing routes for his fellow Marines. On April […]
I’m Legally Blind, Leader Dog Lady is my Guide Dog. My world has changed so much since Lady came into my life, Leader Dog Lady is my eyes, she guides me to wherever I need to go or do. We go on a plane once or twice a year, I love life because I have […]
This three-legged rescue went from being homeless and crippled to becoming a certified therapy dog. Jeanie was rescued from a rural area in south Louisiana when she was five months old and was adopted after a deformed front leg was removed by a local vet. Jeanie works for the Children’s Advocacy Center, where she comforts […]
Dax began his successful career with the Lake County (IL) Sheriff’s Office almost four years ago. He has been directly responsible for tracking and successfully apprehending over 70 suspects. Dax has also been accountable for tracking and finding dozens of missing or endangered children and adults. Dax has been used for over 100 narcotic searches […]
Gus was found walking aimlessly down a busy street with a head so severely swollen, you couldn’t tell he was a dog. It was a shoe lace tied so tight that it sliced through his flesh into his neck almost to the bone. Through his recovery he gained thousands of well wishers from all over […]