• Instincts Bond Purple Heart Veteran and Abused Dog

    Trying to adjust to a civilian lifestyle became a painful challenge for Timothy, a Vietnam veteran and Purple Heart recipient.
    Tim and Melanie
  • Benefits of Adopting Senior Pets

    Your new best friend might be anyone but new; he or she just might be a senior pet.
    senior dog
  • Veteran with Depression Takes Chance on Shelter Dog

    Charles suffered from depression until he took a chance on a shelter dog named Chance and regained a sense of purpose in his life.
    Charles and Chance
  • A Friendly "Ghost" Helps Army Officer Manage PTSD

    It took a four-legged "ghost" with an ever-wagging tail to help an Army officer cope with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
    Pedro and Ghost
  • Understanding the "Special" in Special Needs Pets

    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.
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Blue Tick Hound

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


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.

Pet Spotlight

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.
Dogs Welcome Home Their Troops

Dogs Welcome Home Their Troops

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

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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