Category Archives: Dog news

Navy SEAL Book Reveals New Information About Hero Dog in Bin Laden Raid

For anyone wondering if the brand-new book No Easy Day reveals much about the military dog who accompanied the SEALs on the Bin Laden raid, the answer is this: Although Cairo gets very little ink in the book, we do learn more about what he did. My publisher, Dutton (Penguin), launched this highly controversial book…

How One Marine Saved Dozens of Dogs and Troops

Doesn’t the name “Captain Brandon Bowe” sound like some kind of American superhero? In a way, he really is. A recent feat this Marine accomplished will have far-reaching effects that could end up saving the lives of dozens of dogs, handlers, and anyone involved in today’s military missions. If you read my book Soldier Dogs,…

Military Dogs Will No Longer Be Considered “Equipment” if Bill Passes

Legislation introduced this week would finally take U.S. military working dogs (MWDs) out of the category of “equipment” and make them bonafide “Canine Members of the Armed Forces.” If it passes, these loyal four-legged heroes who risk their lives for the safety of our troops would at last be officially recognized as the intrepid warriors…

NC Cop Who Was Caught On Video Kicking “Hanged” Dog May Get Job Back

(I wrote this yesterday for my blog on Dogster.com and realized it belongs here as well.) Remember back in 2007 when footage came out showing a North Carolina cop yanking and kicking the crap out of his Belgian Malinois patrol and narcotics detector dog? It was very disturbing to watch, although I’m sure much more…