We Interview the People Behind the First U.S. National Monument to Military Dogs

Military Dogs - Gabe, the Labrador
If you watched the Rose Parade on New Year’s Day, you probably saw the Canines with Courage float dedicated to military dogs. It was sponsored by Natural Balance Pet Food and modeled after the Military Working Dog Teams National nt, scheduled to be dedicated in the fall. The float and monument honor American military dogs in World War II as well as the conflicts in Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

I went behind the scenes and interviewed the people involved in creating this float. I also met some of today’s military handlers and their dogs — and I got to see the massive bronze sculpture representing the working dog teams.

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