• Preparing Your Home and Family for an Adopted Pet

    2014
    Help minimize your pet's stress and make it easier for him to adjust to his new life.
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  • Three-Strike Dog Makes Home Run with Navy Veteran

    2014
    Meli was a shelter dog with three strikes against her who scored a definite home run when she was adopted by a retired Navy veteran in Virginia.
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    Gail and Meli
  • Study: Pets Help Kids with Deployed Parents Cope with Stress

    2014
    A new study finds that military children with a deployed parent who have a close relationship with a pet cope better with stress than those who do ...
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  • In Like a Lamb: Tale of "The Perfect Dog"

    2014
    The dictionary defines 'lamb' as one who is gentle and innocent, words that describe the 'perfect dog' honorably adopted by an Air Force veteran.
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    Michael and Emma
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A new study finds that military children with a deployed parent who have a close relationship with a pet cope better with stress than those who do not.

Service dog lying on the grass.

A veteran refused to give up, fighting to keep his service dog when a realty agency tried to ban his special companion.

Blue Tick Hound

A new Charlotte nonprofit program pairs disabled former military members with a service dog.

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Woman being comforted by a cat

Whether to adopt or shop for your next pet should be an easy decision. Companion pet adoption is not only far more humane and ethical, it saves lives.

Troops Reunite with Dogs

Military.com Top 10: Dog Reunions

Military.com Top 10: Dog Reunions

Break out the tissues as Military.com breaks out the top 10 reunions between returning service members and their dogs.
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Dogs Welcome Home Their Troops

Watch these dogs give their brave men and women what they deserve: lots of love, hugs and kisses!
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The Most Excited Dog Ever

When daddy comes over after 8 months in Afghanistan, this dog is so excited that he can't even contain himself.

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