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Memoirs of a Former Explosives Detection Canine Handler: What It Really Means to Work Like a Dog

Posted on: August 16, 2016 - No Comments

We’ve heard the phrase “work like a dog” but how many of us really understand what that means? I know and from my first-hand experience I’ll tell you why.

Hero Dog Nominee: Chaney

Posted on: August 25, 2014 - No Comments

Chaney is a nominee for the 2014 American Hero Dog Award. As is a former IED detection dog, Chaney saved the lives of countless soldiers in war. Now in his retirement years, he was adopted by one of his handlers and educates people about PTSD and how dogs can benefit veterans. CAST YOUR VOTE FOR THE 2014 Read More

An Interview with ‘Arson Dogs’ Star John Galaska

Posted on: August 18, 2014 - No Comments

We sat down with 'Arson Dogs' star, Delaware fire marshall John Galaska, for an interview about the series and how things have been going with his new arson dog, Tanya. What was the your biggest challenge during the arson dog training program? My biggest challenge during the Arson Dog program, other than missing my family, Read More

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

US Dedicates First National Monument Honoring Military Dogs

Posted on: November 5, 2013 - 3 Comments

The United States military has dedicated the first national monument for combat dogs, honoring the hard work and sacrifice of the working dogs of war. The bronze statue was erected at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, the hub for military dog training since 1958.