Today is a day to pay tribute to all war dog veterans and active duty doggies too!
It wasn’t until recently that dogs sent into battle were considered “equipment” and unfortunately-were often treated as such. The changes to the rule book have made it possible for these heroes to receive proper post deployment help they may need. many times-if situations allow-their former handlers will adopt them after separation from the military; the two battle buddy’s can enjoy retirement together.
I’m happy to share with you the following image of war dogs and their handlers throughout our (America) history. Enjoy!
Here are a few war dogs from yesteryear…