Tag Archives: military dogs

Positively Dog Training Episode 507

Posted on: December 17, 2015 - No Comments

Victoria and Holly talk about the viral story of a military working dog and his handler that were injured during a building search and chat with founder of Mission K-9 Rescue, an organization helping similar dogs and handlers.

Protecting the Dogs of War After Their Tour of Duty

Posted on: March 10, 2015 - No Comments

Dogs like Mick, retired from military service, and retired police dogs receive no financial support for their care (unless the owner happens to have pet insurance), until now.

Family of Fallen Marine Adopts His Beloved K-9 Partner

Posted on: June 11, 2014 - No Comments

When a bomb-sniffing dog named Dino was retired by the United States Marine Corps, there was only one family who was meant to adopt him. Dino's handler, Staff Sgt. Christopher Diaz, was killed in Afghanistan in 2011 when he was struck by an IED while helping a fellow soldier. Dino was with Diaz during the Read More

Military Spouse of the Year Nominee Helps Military Dogs

Posted on: February 5, 2013 - 1 Comment

Ever wonder what happens to all those pets whose owners are deployed overseas for extend periods of time with the military? Through her nonprofit organization, Dogs on Deployment, Military Spouse of the Year nominee Alisa Johnson matches military pet families with foster families needing homes.