29 Jan Old Yeller: Man’s Best Friend
Old Yeller was murdered in cold blood after a bullet to the body from his owner Travis Coates in 1860. Old Yeller was a loyal companion and every man’s best friend. He sustained hydrophobia after protecting his owners from an attack by a rabid wolf and then the trigger happy Coates shot the hero a couple of weeks after the incident. Old Yeller is survived a son, Young Yeller.