War dog history and much more

The following posts cover wide-ranging topics from WWII war dog history to present day happenings. You’ll find: Profiles of military working dogs and their handlers. Articles on canine health. Details on upcoming events, matching programs, and fundraisers. We encourage you to use the social media buttons at the bottom of each post to share this content with your friends and family.

We also invite submissions and ideas. If you have a story related to military working dogs, we’d love to hear from you. Email: info@mwdtsa.org.

This photo shows MA2 Devon Johnson and his military working dog, MWD Kalo, posing in front of a U.S. flag. This sailor and his dog save lives.
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This sailor and his dog save lives

Recently, an email appeared in MWDTSA's inbox entitled, "This Sailor and His Dog Save Lives." It turned out to be an article by longtime MWDTSA donor Duke Cannon about a care package recipient! With Duke Cannon's permission, we are reprinting…
To emphasize the need to prevent dog heat stroke, this graphic demonstrates how quickly a car heats up inside at various outside temperatures.

Prevent dog heatstroke

Military working dog handlers will tell you their greatest K9 first aid priority is to prevent dog heatstroke. On this first day of summer, MWDTSA is honored to share the following safety information from Colorado State University's…
Handler and military working dog stand before MWD memorial on Guam.

Memorial Day 2019: Remembering the ultimate sacrifice

We, the volunteers of MWDTSA, encourage you to take time this Memorial Day weekend to reflect on the sacrifices of our nation’s two- and four-legged heroes.