Stories about the most famous dogs in history whose achievement are well-known all over the world.
The cleverness and deep dedication of animals.
This article is about the most famous dogs in the world’s history that made a great contribution to the development of different aspects. It is well-known that these animals are one of the smartest creatures on the planet. Four stories, described below, completely approve this statement.
The Soviet space dogs Belka and Strelka
In 1957, these dogs made orbital space flight in order to determine whether human spaceflight was real. The legends successfully returned to Earth. After the crucial flight, Belka and Strelka’s health condition was great. They passed away from old age.
Hachikō, one of the famous dogs in Japan
Due to the popular movie Hachi: A Dog's Tale, directed by Lars Sven «Lasse» Hallström, everyone knows the story about this miserable dog. Every day he accompanied his owner to the railway station and then met him after work. His keeper suddenly died from heart attract and did not return that day. Since then, Hachikō was waiting for him at the same place for eight years until the death!
Balto — the real hero
This hero managed to deliver a vaccine against diphtheria having traveled hundreds of miles in conditions of heavy snow and freezing wind in Alaska. Balto was the head of sled dogs. He was the one who managed to find the right way and not to die on the hard road. Many diseased people were healed due to this brave animal.
The unique dog Sergeant Stubby
Subby is one and the only dog in history who received a military title for feats of war. He was considered to be the official mascot of many soldiers for his cleverness, devotion, and desire to help. The animal saved many people from unexpected mustard gas attacks, found and comforted the wounded. Moreover, he managed to find and caught a German soldier, who was a huge threat to his regiment.
These famous dogs are honored and respected in many countries for their braveness and deep dedication. The fantastic stories about dog’s exploits were described in many books and shown in movies.