Tag Archives: war dogs

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.

U.S. Military Dog Captured in Afghanistan

Posted on: February 12, 2014 - 1 Comment

We’ve all become so used to seeing pictures of the Taliban and war torn Afghanistan that many people have become desensitized  to the fact that young men and women have died there and continue to put their lives at risk to keep us safe in all parts of the world.  To see this video though Read More

Afghan Shelter Harbors the Animals of War

Posted on: October 18, 2013 - No Comments

As a country burdened with poverty, war, and immense suffering, it's rare to find a beacon of hope in Afghanistan. And yet the Nowzad Animal Shelter in Kabul is just that. The shelter was founded by Louise Hastie, a former British soldier. She has operated the shelter for six years with a team of Afghan nationals, and has saved thousands of animals during that time.