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WAR DOG: A SOLDIER’S BEST FRIEND

Posted by on Nov 7, 2017 in News | 0 comments

This film delivers into the elite world of the U. S. Army Rangers handler warrior / K9 teams, revealing a profound bond that endures long after leaving the battlefield. PREMIERES NOVEMBER 13 ON HBO, 8PM ADVANCED PREVIEW AVAILABLE STARTING NOVEMBER 11 ON HBO On Demand, HBO NOW, HBO GO and affiliate portals. Watch a Preview of this outstanding documentary, WAR DOG: A SOLDIER’S BEST...

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A soldier and the dog that saved his life

Posted by on Nov 2, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Waiting until the cover of darkness, in the suffocating heat of Vietnam, Air Force airman Bob Throneburg started out on patrol with his war dog, Nemo. It was Dec. 4, 1966. Sixty Viet Cong had infiltrated Saigon’s Tan Son Nhut Air Base the night before with a brutal mortar attack, and enemy stragglers remained hidden. Nemo’s charge was to find them. He was trained to be a killer. Read More:...

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Smoky of World War II recognized by U.S. War Dogs Association (photos, video)

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in News | 0 comments

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Smoky the war dog was four pounds of talent, determination, courage and love. The Yorkshire terrier whose exploits during World War II won her international acclaim, and is buried at a memorial in Rocky River, just added another medal to those accolades. The U.S. War Dogs Association recently presented Smoky with a service award given to military canines who have served in America’s armed forces. Read...

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Pet Valu and U.S. War Dogs Team Up to Help Military Dogs Return Home from Overseas

Posted by on Jul 5, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Pet stores raise money with limited-time American flag bandanas, July 4 – September 11 PARSIPPANY — Pet Valu, a premium pet supplies and accessories chain, andThe United States War Dogs Association are pairing up once again for their 7th annual Patriotic Pets campaign to support military service dogs. The fundraiser – which kicks off on the Fourth of July and runs through September 11 – invites Pet Valu customers to purchase an American flag bandana for five dollars or a Paper Paw to hang in the store’s window for an amount of their choosing. Pet Valu is located at 3053 Route 46, Morris Hills Shopping Center. Read...

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Military Dogs: The Story of Stormy and Ron Aiello

Posted by on Apr 3, 2017 in News | 0 comments

  Stormy stopped. She sensed something ahead. Danger. Her handler, Ron Aiello, didn’t see anything, but he had learned to trust the instincts of military dogs, especially Stormy’s. He dropped on one knee at her side, peering in the direction she was looking. It was just in time. Read...

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