protect you and yours. My ears are your
ears to hear and detect evil minds in
the invader of your domain. And so you
may live, my life is also yours."
~The K9 Promise by Author Unknown
- Sacrifices canines have made and continue to make, insuring each countries safety and freedom
- The services that canines provide in the private sector
- The proper training and health care necessary for their well being."
There are many working breeds of dog who have served faithfully as a K9 soldier, also known as a War Dog. But, did you know that the Siberian Husky and its cousin the Malamute were among them? 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, were the Belgium Sheep Dog, German Shepherd, Collie, Doberman Pinscher, Eskimo, and the Siberian Husky.
Siberian Huskies make wonderful Therapy Dogs?
Siberian Huskies and their cousin the Malamutes, were among the working breeds who served as war dogs during World War II?
The War Dog Ambassador was a Siberian Husky named "Buck?"
|BUCK WAS THE WAR DOGS AMBASSADOR. HE DIED MARCH 23, 2006|