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From War Dogs to Remote Controlled Monkeys: Animals in the Military

Dogs have a long history serving alongside humans in military campaigns. The earliest recorded use of war dogs is from around 600 BC, and dogs have acted as scouts, sentries, and fighters in conflicts around the globe. 579 more words

Motion Pictures

Honoring our canine veterans

In honor of the Memorial Day holiday, I thought I’d take a look at some of the perhaps little known canine veterans.

Dogs have been used in a military capacity as far back as the Revolutionary War in the late 1700s. 664 more words

Holiday

K9 Heroic Acts; We Remember

As I begin this blog, I find myself choked with tears and a knot in my throat. Having been a part of the military community for nearly a decade, I know Memorial Day means a lot more than grilling in the backyard. 750 more words

Dog Training

War Dogs

“The good lord in his ultimate wisdom gave us three things
to make life bearable, hope, jokes and dogs,
but the greatest of these was dogs. 146 more words

May

Lost and Found - March 13th Edition

What to remember about March 13th…

  • 1836  Texas General Sam Houston begins series of strategic retreats to buy his growing army time to train and equip before confronting Santa Anna…
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History

Footprints on the Heart

Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened. – Anatole France

The other night I was comforting my sobbing daughter as she was facing the possibility of having to put her beloved cat to sleep.

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