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Hero Marine Dog Who Lost Her Leg In Afghanistan Awarded Top Honor For Valor

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.06.2016 | Impact

In 2012, Lucca, a bomb-sniffing U.S. Marine Corps dog, lost her front leg in a roadside IED blast while on duty in Afghanistan. The hero canine had al...

LOOK: Photos Of Amazing Military Dog Visiting HuffPost's Offices

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 02.10.2013 | Impact

Lucca still isn't completely comfortable around other dogs after having served in Afghanistan as a specialized search dog trained to find explosives l...

PHOTOS: 5 Adorable War Dogs And Their Stories

Maria Goodavage | Posted 05.20.2012 | Books
Maria Goodavage

Military working dogs and their handlers can be together 24/7 while deployed. More often than not, the canine warriors eat and work and socialize with their handlers. They sleep in or near their handlers' cots. Some dogs crawl right into their sleeping bags.