Author Maria Goodavage helps tell the story of military dogs, their handlers and the bonds between them in her book “Soldier Dogs.” Here, Goodavage discusses the story behind the photos: "When I met Fenji, I was drawn to her because she was wearing dog goggles, a.k.a. Doggles." Read more here: http://wapo.st/HJbmR9
A Jack Russell Terrier & Military Working Dog - trained in Explosives Detection on Submarines. K-9 Lars & his handler Navy Master at Arms 3rd Class Cameron Frost (photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Paul D. Williams/U.S. Navy). Washington Post photo essay on Soldier Dogs and Their Handlers - stories of the K-9s & their handlers from the book Soldier Dogs by Maria Goodavage…
As we mentioned yesterday, the incomparable bond between military dog and handler knows no borders. We love this great photo of an Israeli Defense Forces handler and his best friend. (Thank you K9 Heroes for posting this!)
Friends. Falstaff, a 15-inch orange-and-black koi, lived in the pond. Chino, a 9-year-old golden retriever, did not. But every day, Chino would pad out to the pond and peer into the water, waiting for Falstaff to appear. Falstaff would swim to the surface, offering what seemed like a finny greeting. Together, the inter-species pals forged a strong bond.