The Taliban says it captured a U.S. military dog. A spokesperson from the NATO-led International Assistance Security Force confirmed a dog is missing, but says that it belongs to a British unit. I don’t care whose dog it is, I hate seeing an animal pay the price for decisions made by humans.
I am so thankful more and more people are realizing how much dogs can help people, whether physically or emotionally. It is remarkable the difference dogs make! You can read more about the therapy dog program at Walter Reed VA Hospital and Harvey Naranjo who started the program. Helping in physical therapy. Wounded Warriors training dogs…. Continue Reading
Lance Cpl. Liam Tasker and his bomb-sniffing dog Theo were repatriated yesterday in a ceremony in the UK yesterday. The procession passed military personnel & their dogs and also civilians & their dogs lining the road as the hearse passed by. Liam was killed in a firefight and his dog,Theo, died hours later from seizures. Theo had set a… Continue Reading
I don’t want to write this post. In August I told you about 3 dogs in Afghanistan who thwarted a suicide bomber and saved 50 human lives. The 2 surviving dogs, Rufus & Target, were brought to the U.S. and later their offspring came too. Such lucky dogs. Target went to live with Sgt. Terry… Continue Reading
This is so neat! Five other stray dogs, Bear, Alph, Low Rider, Jackie and B, have been brought to the U.S. from Afghanistan. They are offspring of the 3 dogs—Rufus, Target, & Sasha–who attacked a suicide bomber at a U.S. base. Here’s coverage of Low Rider’s story–who got her name from her laid back personality… Continue Reading