Jake, a search and rescue dog, looked for survivors after the 9/11 attacks and later in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. (2007).
Ch. is a show dog. In the 1950s, Bouquet Nouvelle Ami (or Jo-Jo) won Best of Breed at Westminster eight years in a row.
The "Air Bud" movies brought goldens to so many homes. Liberty and Victory were the retrievers of Presidents Ford and Reagan.
The German shepherd Rin Tin Tin became a movie star after being rescued from battle during World War I.
Vicky and Gaullie walked the halls of the White House during Nixon and Kennedy's administrations.
In 2014, Tillman, a bulldog skateboarding on a skateboard, captured the hearts of millions and set a Guinness World Record.
Of course, Snoopy! It was a dog named Uno who helped boost the breed's presence on the show dog circuit. His win at Westminster was the first for a beagle.
According to the BBC, a rescued Rottie named Jake fended off a woman's attacker in 2010 by chasing him off.
The Westminster Dog Show crowned CJ, a 3-year-old GSP, Best in Show.
This miniature dachshund wears homemade costumes and lives in Canada. Oakley and Daphne are Crusoe's younger brothers.