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.
Theo had set a record in Afghanistan by finding 14 hidden bombs & weapons caches. According to Liam’s uncle, Liam was concerned about being separated from Theo when his tour was over, but his family is at least comforted that now they won’t be parted.
Here’s coverage of Low Rider’s story–who got her name from her laid back personality & her fondness of sleep. I’m thinking her short stature might have something to do with it too. What incredibly lucky dogs!