iOS app Android app

War Dogs

A Look at the Essential Navy SEAL Books of the Global War on Terrorism

Scott DiMarco | Posted 12.10.2014 | Books
Scott DiMarco

With the latest news about controversies of Navy SEAL Mark Owen writing a book about killing Osama bin Laden, and the naming of former SEALs involved in the mission, SEALs are on everyone's mind.

These Moving Portraits Show The Incredible Bond Between Dog And Man At War

Posted 05.28.2014 | World

The relationship between a combat dog and its Marine handler is forged on the battle lines, but often extends far beyond the end of military service. ...

New Monument Will Honor These Guys

AP | Posted 12.21.2013 | Travel

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The first national monument honoring the war dogs that have fought and died with U.S. troops while also bringing them comfort is ...

PHOTOS: History Of War Dogs

Posted 04.29.2013 | Books

Excerpted from Trident K9 Warriors: My Tale From the Training Ground to the Battlefield with Elite Navy SEAL Canines by Michael Ritland and Gary Broze...

Rose Bowl Float Celebrates Forgotten War!

Jay Weston | Posted 03.06.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Watching the Rose Bowl Parade on New Year's day, I was thrilled to see two special floats. One was the float celebrating Military Dogs, and the other was the one celebrating the Forgotten War. My war.

Remembering the Dogs of War

Cesar Millan | Posted 07.25.2012 | Green
Cesar Millan

Many people might pity the dogs, who obviously don't have much choice in the matter. They don't join ROTC or go to a recruiting office. However, I've always believed that dogs who have a purpose thrive.

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.

How Dogs Became Man's Best Friend

Mark Derr | Posted 02.15.2012 | Books
Mark Derr

In many ways, humans and wolves were made for each other. Both were highly social species who lived and hunted as family units where cooperation was essential to survival.

PHOTOS: 'Dogs Of War'

Posted 01.11.2012 | Green

From Lisa Rogak: Military working dogs first gained widespread attention after people learned that a dog named Cairo participated in the SEAL Team ...

The Government Asked for Pets for Defense in the 1940s

Kate Kelly | Posted 10.03.2011 | Home
Kate Kelly

What if the U.S. government wanted your dog to enlist in the military? That's exactly the request that went out in 1942 shortly after Pearl Harbor.

Soldiers Befriend Stray Dogs In Afghanistan, Wives Raise Thousands To Fly Them To U.S.

AP | By KRISTIN M. HALL | Posted 09.04.2011 | Green

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Two stray dogs in Afghanistan that found comfort and companionship with a company of U.S. Army soldiers at a remote firebase are p...

WATCH: New NYPD Super Dogs Will Hunt For Explosives In Crowds

Posted 08.02.2011 | New York

If this dog jumps on you while you're walking to the train, you're in some serious trouble. NBC New York recently caught up with the NYPD's newest ...

Good News For War Dogs

AP | JULIE WATSON and SUE MANNING | Posted 07.24.2011 | Green

SAN DIEGO — Life after the military is looking brighter than ever for America's four-legged veterans since one of their own helped in the missio...

Canine Hero Who Saved Soldiers MISTAKENLY KILLED At Pound

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

FLORENCE, Ariz. — A dog named Target that lived through explosions in war-torn Afghanistan couldn't survive a brief stay at an Arizona animal sh...