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GOOD and Purina ONE have teamed up to highlight dogs and cats that are everyday heroes in the Hero Pets Maker challenge. Heroes come in all shapes and sizes but they all have one thing in common: an instinct to help others selflessly.

Whether it’s a vigilant dog that alerted others to an unseen danger, or maybe a cat that helped change the course of someone’s life for the better, we want to hear your true stories. We want to celebrate cats and dogs as companions, but also highlight how they bring value to you and your community.

Take a look at the video below for some inspiring stories of dogs who have helped their owners and then share your own photo or video along with a true story about how your cat or dog has helped someone in need.


The winning entrant will:

Start submitting your photos and stories today at noon PST through Monday, November 11.

Make sure to check back with this challenge and vote from Monday, December 2 to Monday, December 9, noon PST for your favorite finalist.

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Illustration by Zoe-Zoe Sheen