This qote is the e-mail signature of one of the faithful listeners and resuce dog dad. It's origin is unknown. "He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion."
Here is the story of a dog saving a 3 year old girls life.