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August 26, 2015
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Dogs of War

A heroic former stray from Afghanistan, Target, above right, was mistakenly euthanized at an Arizona shelter. Target and Rufus, above left, saved dozens of soldiers from a suicide bomb in February.[/caption]Dogs of WarIn honor of the many dogs that have served our heroes overseas, we at Grunt Style want to showcase three special dogs of war. Target, Rufus, and Sasha were not Military Working Dogs (MWD's) however they still played a huge roll in stopping a suicide bomber that had breached the walls of a small US base in Afghanistan. In the end, Sasha gave her life, and Target and Rufus were both wounded.Read the initial tale here. While the outcome may have been positive, not long after being reunited with SGT. Chris Duke, Target was euthanized. According to the Daily News:A heroic dog who saved the lives of dozens of soldiers in Afghanistan and melted hearts on "Oprah" was accidentally euthanized at an Arizona animal shelter on Monday.


An unidentified employee at the Pinal County Animal Care and Control in Casa Grande, Ariz., was placed on leave after putting the female shepherd mix to sleep by mistake, county officials said.See the full article.Thinking about spoiling your puppies with a new collar? Check ours out here.[mwi-cat-listing cat="94" ppp="4" cols="4" desc="false" type="view" btn_color="black" ]

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