• Understanding the "Special" in Special Needs Pets

    2014
    Special needs pets still have love and devotion to give, and they can adapt to their new homes and lifestyles better than you might think.
    /off-duty/pet-corner/understanding-the-special-in-special-needs-pets.html?comp=7000023461520&rank=1
    Tycho
  • Bomb-Sniffing War Dog Shows Heart, Gets Vet Care

    2014
    A bomb-sniffing war dog that saved thousands of American lives in Iraq and Afghanistan has a new lease on life after heart surgery.
    http://www.military.com/off-duty/pet-corner/2014/09/26/bomb-sniffing-war-dog-shows-heart-gets-veterinary-care.html?comp=7000023461520&rank=2
    Kay
  • Dark Memories Bind Vietnam Veteran and Adopted Dog

    2014
    Vietnam vet Jerome was struggling to stay busy in retirement before he found a shelter dog who also needed a purpose.
    /off-duty/pet-corner/dark-memories-bind-vietnam-veteran-and-adopted-dog.html?comp=7000023461520&rank=3
    Jerome and Scruffy
  • A Pen and a Pup: Korean War Vet Cures the Blues

    2014
    With the stroke of a pen and the love of one very special pup, an elderly Korean War veteran beat the blues.
    /off-duty/pet-corner/a-pen-and-a-pup-korean-war-vet-cures-the-blues.html?comp=7000023461520&rank=4
    Ross and Schatz
  • Adopted Dog Brings Navy Couple Closer Together

    2014
    Kay was an adult dog like too many others — sitting in a shelter with few prospects of a forever home until a Navy couple made her family.
    /off-duty/pet-corner/adopted-dog-brings-navy-couple-closer-together.html?comp=7000023461520&rank=5
    Robert and Kay
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Bomb-Sniffing War Dog Shows Heart, Gets Vet Care

A bomb-sniffing war dog that saved thousands of American lives in Iraq and Afghanistan has a new lease on life after heart surgery.
Army patrol with dogs on a road.

After surgery and a tiring drive, a mutt from Afghanistan named Rommel snuggled on the sofa with his long-lost savior last week.

Soldiers with dogs in a lineup.

The Moore County Dog Tags program pairs wounded soldiers with dogs who have been abandoned or abused.

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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

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