Heroic War Dogs With Handlers Who Want To Adopt Them Are Being Dumped

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Date: February 14th, 2016

war dogUSA – Military servicemen who want to adopt the heroic dogs who fought with them are being ignored while the animals are instead allegedly dumped by the company who supplies them to the military.

Under Robby’s Law, enacted in 2000, and a provision in the 2016 Defense Department budget, the dogs, who help to save the soldiers by detecting hidden bombs, are to be brought stateside by the government if they are being retired, The Washington Times notes.

The servicemen who were the dogs handlers, or their family members if they are deceased or severely wounded, are to be first in line for their adoption.

Daniel, an active Army soldier, has been waiting three years to adopt Oogie who served with him in Afghanistan, a New York Post investigation found.  More

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2 Responses to “Heroic War Dogs With Handlers Who Want To Adopt Them Are Being Dumped”

  1. Anonymous Says:

    If you work for the government, common sense will NOT be tolerated!

  2. Anonymous Says:

    seems the defense department has nothing but contempt for soldiers. makes one wonder why anyone would sign up at all.

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