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Dogs of War- Our Canine Soldiers

In the US it’s Veteran’s Day Weekend. In Canada, it’s Remembrance Day Weekend. Most of us have some tie that makes us reflect, if even for a moment.

We all know “working dogs” truly love a perfectly executed assignment if only to see a smile on their master. It’s rewarding for them.

We brought you a great video from Military.com about soldiers befriending dogs overseas. Now here’s a special look at the dogs who are working side by side, and actual members of our armed forces.

A U.S. Army soldier with the 10th Special Forces Group and his military working dog jump off the ramp of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter during a training exercise.

New York Times Best Selling Author Lisa Rogak has captured the excitement of working dogs in her new book The Dogs of War.   It’s an inside look into a very elite, working and special class of dogs.

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Old Dawgs and Pups

U.S. Army Spc. Marc Whittaker, a canine handler, restrains his military working dog Anax while U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Erin Sims acts as a decoy at Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan. Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Tobey White.

I stumbled across this website while I was looking for something else, and as soon as I saw it, I knew I had to draw your attention to it.  Old Dawgs and Pups is a group of Vietnam-era military K-9 handlers who have made a commitment to help out current K-9 teams overseas.

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