Let’s celebrate some military dogs out there in honor of Memorial Day. Of course the German Shepherd Dog made our list, but so did the Yorkshire Terrier.
You likely know that GSD stands for German Shepherd Dog, but there are less well-known acronyms. Also, we hear from the breeds themselves about their nicknames.
Marine Sam Wettstein applied to adopt Belle before his tour in Afghanistan even ended. The odds were against them, but the pair are now together again in the U.S.
During a USO stop in Iraq, I ran into a vet school classmate who introduced me to the brave soldiers and dogs who would inspire my “Tucker Wayne” series of novels.
The dogs were only meant to be at Mount Hope Kennels for six weeks, but a private contractor abandoned them. More than a year later, the owner continues to care for them.
That increase will mean more Belgian Malinois surrenders, they say, as the breed’s extreme energy levels and intensity make them the wrong dog for the average family.
Sgt. Jacob Fisher wasn’t going to the let the puppy who wandered onto base fend for himself after he left. Instead, he brought Jax home with him.