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Historical Hounds: Balto And The Great Race Of Mercy

In 1925, the city of Nome, Alaska was facing an epidemic of diphtheria. The only way to bring in medicine was a relay-style “race” against time; hence, Balto’s epic journey into history began.

by Beth Meadows
January 14th

5 Dogs Who Changed History

Did any animals actually change the course of history? Here are five canines, and each one is credited with changing the course of human events for the better.

by Mike Clark
March 7th, 2016
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