Everybody loves a good dog. However, some dogs are better than others. Sure, your dog can sit, roll over, and fetch a stick, but can they deliver mail to soldiers during a war? How about layout hundreds of feet of electrical line?

Look, you’re dog is just as awesome and perfect and adorable as you think they are and this list of very good dogs isn’t going to take anything away from them. Who knows, maybe it will even inspire you to teach your dog a new trick or two.

If you’re a dog lover then you’ve got to check out this list of 15 historical photos of very good dogs and be sure to share it with a friend!