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The Cost of Freedom for Dogs in Afghanistan


Animals  (tags: war dogs, afghanistan dogs, freedom, overseas, welfare, home )

Simone
- 3427 days ago - animalwelfare.change.org
More troops in Afghanistan means more military dogs being sent overseas, and all those German Shepherds, Dutch Shepherds, Belgian Malinois, and Labrador soldiers need food. Not just any food -- special diets high in protein and nutrients to keep up with



   

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Gillian M (218)
Friday January 29, 2010, 10:30 am
I'm not surprised that the dogs are so little thought of yet it makes no sense. It must take a long time to train a dog to be suitable for war and not ery dog makes it thrugh the training. The handlers must be frustrated and upset as they have a very close relationship with their dogs.

I suppose that their attitude is typical of the US army! Sad really.
 

Patricia C (96)
Friday January 29, 2010, 12:58 pm
The military dogs are soldiers too, and should be treated as such. Sad to hear about the dog fighting issue over there. Noted Simone.
 

Ronda Richardson (96)
Friday January 29, 2010, 2:45 pm
I agree 150%! Noted! Thank you Simone!
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday January 30, 2010, 2:18 am
noted!... these dogs need adequate food and nutrition.. if human uses them why not give them proper treatment too..
 
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