Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, and dog heroes are every bit as varied. From gentle therapy dogs visiting hospitalized children and the elderly, to fearless search-and-rescue dogs putting in long hours at disaster sites, dog heroes hold a special place in the hearts of animal lovers. Courageous, faithful, and hardworking, they want only to do their jobs and please their people.The beautiful posters in Dog Heroes celebrate 30 animals who have given their all to help people in trouble. Dogs were on the scene after 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina. They have found scared victims trapped in avalanches, collapsed mines, and burning buildings. Guide dogs give disabled people their independence, and therapy dogs bring sunshine into hospitals and nursing homes.Every kind of canine hero is featured here on 30 full-color, pull-out posters no dog-loving child will be able to resist. The back of each poster tells the story of the extraordinary dog captured in an act of heroism. Kids will love to read about the dignity and perseverance these animals bring to every assignment. They are true role models inspirational, courageous, and faithful.