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Veterans Fight for Their K-9 Partners

Posted on: July 28, 2014 - 2 Comments

They are the silent partners of brave soldiers, risking their lives daily without a moment's hesitation. And yet many of them spend their last days in an animal shelter or in a government facility, often times not even in the United States. Veterans are fighting for U.S. military working dogs to be given greater respect and Read More

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