Freddie's initial worries that I would not be able to take care of Comet proved somewhat ironic: As my health deteriorated, I eventually trained Comet to become my service dog. She not only took care of me, she ended up saving my life.
The fact is, dogs don't sit on the sidelines when it comes to politics. Pooches of all breeds and ages are constantly revealing their political preferences to us--by which political commercials they choose to bark at and which candidate yard signs they choose to pee on.
Dogs are full of mysteries and secrets. They have a long lost history that they never tell to humans. They have a mysterious way of thinking that only other dogs understand. They have a secret language that they use when they are talking to dogs and people.
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.