Showing posts from November 11, 2012

Remembering and Honoring Our Veterans

Today is Veterans Day - on this 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month , I write today's annual remembrance post to thank all those who have served our country, both human and canine. Please take some time to watch this beautiful U.S War Dog Association's tribute to our military veterans and our K9 veterans on th is (click on link to go to photo gallery) K9 Wall of Honor. One does not typically think of the Siberian Husky as a war dog , but as I have written about in the past, according to the United States War Dog Association , in "January, 1942, not long after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the American Kennel Association and a new group calling itself ' Dogs for Defense ' mobilized dog owners across the country to donate quality animals to the Army's Quartermaster Corps." Among the breeds used was the Siberian Husky. According to the United States War Dog Association, when the