The most famous dogs in history
On this day in 1957, Laika became the first animal launched into space
Dogs are known as man's best friend for a reason—they capture our hearts like no other animal can. Loyal, smart, and unconditionally loving, dogs have played a critical role in human history for thousands of years. There are some that stand out more than others, whether it be for their acts of courage, heroism, entertainment, or intelligence.
Check out the following list of some of the most famous dogs that have earned a spot in our collective memory and heart.
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