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Memorial Day ’19: Always Remember the Fallen

27 May

Today is Memorial Day in the United States of America

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I repost their story every year because soldier dogs are truly amazing heroes and we must always honor our troops and our service animals and all the fallen spirits that have been taken, for oh, too many reasons. Take a moment, right now, just a few seconds, and be thankful for the wonderful service people that work so hard to stop some really terrible things from happening around the world and remember those that gave their lives for our freedom.

Look at these faces!

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These are some of my favorite images from the book Soldier Dogs. There are more pictures in our slideshow today.

Military Working Dogs play a crucial part in America’s armed services. The best known “Soldier Dog,” Cairo, put crucial canine skills to work in the SEAL Team Six operation that killed Osama Bin Laden. Other Military Working Dogs serve as everything from bomb sniffers to troop companions to search and rescue dogs (and also serve in darker roles, such as duty at Guantanamo Bay). Their handlers and trainers, devoted dog lovers down to a man, form an unusually close-knit fraternity within the military.

Soldier Dogs: The Four-Legged Heroes Of Iraq And Afghanistan

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Dogs are not only our best friends, but they are also an incredible asset to our safety forces. Thank you to all the handlers and animals that keep us safe around the world and on this MEMORIAL DAY to all those who lost their lives in service – Your friends at DogDaz Zoo

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Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo! dogcat.gif

 
4 Comments

Posted by on May 27, 2019 in Dogs

 

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4 responses to “Memorial Day ’19: Always Remember the Fallen

  1. easyweimaraner

    May 27, 2019 at 01:55

    we will remember all the herous today with two and four legs… have a good memorial day …and we hope the sun is there to to open the summer season ;O)

     
    • dogdaz

      May 27, 2019 at 08:10

      Sunny and pool is blue. Enjoy your day

       
  2. Genevieve Petrillo

    May 27, 2019 at 16:16

    God Bless the doggies and military men and women who protected us in the past and gave the ultimate sacrifice. God bless all who protect us now.

    Love and licks,
    Cupcake

     

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