Still, our canine heroes are rightly being recognised for their efforts in a kind of doggy Oscars, which will see the pups congratulated by the Dogs Trust and given a shiny medal.
Excited by the story, Diary called the Dogs Trust and asked for an illustrative selection of pooch pictures.
'We only have one,' said the trust.
'Only one picture of a dog?' quizzed Diary, somewhat bemused.
'Just the one,' confirmed the dogsbody.
Read next week's PRWeek for an exclusive on the charity rebranding to the 'Dog Trust'.