• UPDATE: Dog Who Lost Leg While Saving Lives In Afghanistan Passes Away

    2 monthes ago - By iHeart Dogs

    UPDATE 7/21/2021 -
    After 14 wonderful years on this planet, Lucca the German Shepherd passed away of old age. She received a full military burial at the Michigan War Dog Memorial. The brave pup deserves this honor after leading 400 patrols and losing her leg on the job. Marine Master Sergeant Chris Willingham carried the canine hero's ashes to the burial site as many friends and colleagues paid their respects.
    During the ceremony, fellow dogs of war walked in a line to honor their lost friend. Before saying their goodbyes, the crowd saluted Lucca one last time. Her gravestone was...
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  • Selfless 11-year-old Boy Reunites Lost Seizure Alert Dog With His Dad

    Selfless 11-year-old Boy Reunites Lost Seizure Alert Dog With His Dad

    2 monthes ago - By iHeart Dogs

    It's always terrifying to have a pet go missing - but when you rely on them for medical help, it makes the situation even more dire.
    That's just what happened to Ohio resident and Army veteran David Barlet recently. Barlet's German Shorthair Pointer, Gunter, was out on a walk with his mom on July 3 when fireworks nearby caused him to bolt. Despite searching and putting out calls to the community, Gunter was nowhere to be found.
    Barlet was heartbroken - and not just because his best friend was missing. As someone with epilepsy, Barlet depends on Gunter to help alert him when he is about to...
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