From Stubby, who fought in WWI, to Cairo, a member of the raiding party that took down Osama Bin Laden, here are inspiring stories that go behind the front line to reveal military canines' heroic deeds and the unbreakable bond between dog and handler. The trainers and scientists who work with them disclose how canines are made into soldiers, and families of fallen troops share stories of their hard-earned retirement and adoption. Soldier Dogs gives an unprecedented window into the world of these adventurous, loving and loyal warriors.
About the Author
Maria Goodavage is the editor and featured writer for one of the most widely read dog blogs in the world, 'For the Love of Dog' at Dogster website, which gets between 200,000 and 300,000 page views per month.
Goodavage, who earned a journalism degree from Northwestern University, was a reporter for USA Today for seven years. She has written regularly for numerous other newspapers, including the Chicago Tribune, Milwaukee Journal, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, and San Francisco Chronicle.
'A great read for anyone who appreciates dogs and heroes.' Stanley Coren, author of The Intelligence of Dogs and Born to Bark.
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 28th May 2014
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 20.0 x 13.2 x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.26
Edition Number: 1