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Dogs at war : military canine heroes

Author: Connie Goldsmith
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Twenty-First Century Books, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While in a war zone, a military working dog (MWD) and its handler live together, eat together, play together, sleep together, and risk their lives for each other every day. The dogs work with handlers in every branch of the US military. They guard military bases, sniff out concealed explosives and other weapons, and alert their handlers to hidden enemies. Learn how the military selects these special dogs and trains  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Goldsmith, Connie, 1945-
Military dogs come home.
Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, [2017]
(DLC) 2016018684
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Connie Goldsmith
ISBN: 9781512410129 1512410128
OCLC Number: 947041866
Description: 104 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Two dogs. Two wars --
The dogs of wars --
The right dog for the job --
Paws on the ground --
Coming home and settling in --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Connie Goldsmith.

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While in a war zone, a military working dog (MWD) and its handler live together, eat together, play together, sleep together, and risk their lives for each other every day. The dogs work with handlers in every branch of the US military. They guard military bases, sniff out concealed explosives and other weapons, and alert their handlers to hidden enemies. Learn how the military selects these special dogs and trains them for the many tasks they perform while on duty.

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