Category Archives: Video

Marine hero dog and handler reunite

  The last time Marine Sergeant Daniel Cornier saw his K9 partner Darko, the Belgian Malinois was sticking his nose through the bars of his kennel at Camp Pendleton, looking as devastated as Cornier felt. “It was horrible for both of us. He just knew,” says Cornier. That was in late 2012, not long after they…

Dispatches from Helsinki: Hero Dog Amputee Reunites With First Handler

There’s nothing like a reunion, especially with a military dog who saved your life – and the lives of many others – on numerous occasions during dangerous deployments. After too many months apart, you wonder if the dog will even recognize you, much less be happy to see you. Last week, Marine Gunnery Sgt. Chris…

Check Out This Terrific Trailer for “Glory Hounds”

Glory Hounds from ten100 on Vimeo. Animal Planet is putting together a new series that follows three military dog teams. It’s called Glory Hounds, and from the trailer, it looks like it really captures the essence of the military working dog world. I’m greatly looking forward to seeing it. /9I’ve heard it will air either…

In Honor of Our Recent Fallen Canine Heroes

  In the last couple of weeks we’ve lost some extraordinary military working dogs (not in war, though). A salute to the four-legged heroes: Lex, Rony, Bino, Mali, Bastar, and Nisan. RIP, you beautiful dogs. (I saw the name Dak posted as well, but can’t find any information on him. Can someone tell me if…

Overjoyed Dog Greets Soldier He Hasn’t Seen in 8 Months

  This is slightly off-topic for this blog on military working dogs, but it features a dog and a soldier, so it’s close enough! When this soldier returned home from an 8-month deployment, his boxer was indescribably overjoyed to see him. Dogs don’t forget. Enjoy the video!  

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…