TAKING BULLETS: In 2009, D-Boy, a 2-year-old pit bull was shot three times while chasing an intruder out of his family’s home, but he lived to tell the tale. (Photo: ZUMA Press)
Studies show that owning a cat, dog or other pet has a multitude of health benefits. Animals can lower blood pressure and help prevent strokes — and sometimes a pet can even save your life.
Check out these amazing stories of animals who came to the rescue and saved the lives of their owners.