military working dog

  • Veteran and bomb dog share happy reunion at Chicago airport

    Veteran and bomb dog share happy reunion at Chicago airport

    Video: U.S. Army Sergeant Jason Bos and Cila, a chocolate Labrador Retriever, completed more than 100 missions while serving in Iraq looking for explosives.

  • National monument for Military Working Dogs dedicated

    National monument for Military Working Dogs dedicated

    Officially dedicated on October 28, The Military Working Dog Teams National Monument in San Antonio, Texas, recognizes dogs who served in the armed forces since World War II.

  • Military Working Dog loses vision, finds new home

    Military Working Dog loses vision, finds new home

    German Shepherd Asur is a distinguished United States veteran, a former Military Working Dog (MWD) who spent the better part of his life as a bomb-detection canine with the U.S. Marines. After serving his last year of duty in Afghanistan, it was time for Asur to return to the U.S. But for Asur, retirement brought […]

  • Retired Military Working Dog passes away

    Retired Military Working Dog passes away

    Golden Retriever Freddie was more than just man’s best friend — he was a hero, especially to veteran Ryan Anderson of Galva, Ill. Anderson, who worked as a Military Working Dog (MWD) handler, first met Freddie back in 2009 while the two were serving in Afghanistan. Though Freddie started off as a show dog in […]