Military Working Dog Service Award

      Criteria for SERVICE AWARD   United States Military Working Dog Service Award Is a Decoration which is awarded to Military Working Dogs of the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, Navy who have actively participated in ground or Surface combat:   Documentation will be needed: Dogs Name, Tattoo Number, Unit, Dates,…

Types of War Dogs

Why War Dogs? In addition to all the fine qualities that dogs have as team members, dogs can do even more. They have visual and olfactory sensory abilities that are literally superhuman, can go where a soldier cannot, and can often subdue or intimidate a foe more quickly with non-lethal force. Because of these traits,…

War Dog History

“The capability they (Military Working Dogs) bring to the fight cannot be replicated by man or machine. By all measures of performance their yield outperforms any asset we have in our inventory. Our Army (and military) would be remiss if we failed to invest more in this incredibly valuable resource.” – GENERAL DAVID H. PETRAEUS,…

Membership

Yes! Sign me up as a Member of the U. S. War Dogs Association, Inc. Download Membership Application Form in PDF format Send printed form and payment to: U. S. War Dogs Association, Inc. 1313 Mt. Holly Road Burlington, New Jersey 08016 Make payment out to:  U. S. War Dogs Association, Inc. You may also sign…

US War Dog Association

The United States War Dogs Association, Inc. is a nonprofit organization of Former and Current US Military Dog Handlers and supporting members committed to promoting the long history of the Military Service Dogs, establishing permanent War Dog Memorials, and educating the public about the invaluable service of these canines to our country. Our background in…

US War Dog Memorial

Dedicated on June 10, 2006, the United States War Dogs Memorial, located guarding the gateway to the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial in Holmdel, New Jersey, consists of a bronze statue of a kneeling Vietnam War soldier and his dog, set on a black granite base.  The memorial was designed by sculptor Bruce Lindsay, Architectural…

K9 Care

We started with sending items to our U S Military Working Dogs to protect them from the harsh weather and terrain with items such as Doogles to protect their eye from the sand storms and cooling vest to protect them from the high temperature and protect them from heat stroke. Dog boots to protect their paws from the heat and terrain.