5 most famous dogs in history

Dogs, even those owned by famous people, can quite often become heroes for a completely different reason. Four-legged pets suddenly appear on the set of films or attract attention surrounding their incredible deeds covered in the media. Stories are also familiar when our four-legged friends became famous on their own, without the participation of their masters and, even after many years, their names are still with most associated with their actions. We present you a list 5 most famous dogs in history:

  • Laika – this dog became known to the world on November 3, 1957 years when it was placed in the capsule of the Soviet satellite “Sputnik 2”, in which it was delivered to the orbit of the Earth. Laika found on the streets of Moscow, became the first animal to travel to space. Unfortunately, her story ends tragically – a dog she died due to overheating a few hours after the start.
  • Fala – This Scottish Terrier for many years served one of the most influential people of his time, – President of the United States Franklin Delano Roosevelt. This the dog has witnessed key political decisions, who left their mark on history. And no wonder, after all, Fala became part of the famous monument erected in honor of the president Roosevelt You can see him in Washington.
  • Giant is a fictitious nickname for a cute dog. Chihuahua breed that played a role in two series of the legendary comedy “Legally Blonde.” Some argue that it is thanks to the film, the breed has become so popular all over the world – it’s a pity just that these dogs are more often associated with vanity and stupidity owners.
  • Barry is the most famous rescue dog in the period 1800-1814 was a faithful helper at the St. Pass Bernard and, according to reports, saved at least 40 people from the rubble of a snow avalanche. It was Barry who carried a vessel around his neck, filled with warm tea that was meant to be lost to tourists. This dog has formed a familiar image for us (see photo above) Dogs breed Saint Bernard.
  • Balto – this dog of the Siberian Husky breed is an idol for residents of the United States, especially for those living on Alaska Balto became famous thanks to the fact that in 1925 he delivered vaccine to the city of Nome, which has been epidemic-cut and cut off of the world because of the storm that raged in it. This brave dog was able to deal with terrible conditions and eventually get to the place appointments along with the exhausted and blinded drover who brought take medicine with you. A monument was erected in honor of Balto.

These dogs became known throughout the world, although not at all. aspired, they just helped people and were near them when were needed. Dogs are ready to help people in everything and, as it proves all of the above, not for the sake of fame, but simply because of love.

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