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The dogs of war : the courage, love, and loyalty of military working dogs / by Lisa Rogak.

Rogak, Lisa, 1962- (Author).
Large Print Book Large Print Book (c2011.)
Description: 333 p. ; 23 cm.
Publisher: Waterville, ME : Thorndike Press, c2011.
2 of 3 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 3 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Large Print LARGE PRINT/ 355.424/Rogak (Text to Phone) Checked out 10/05/2017
Salem Adult Non-Fiction 355.424/ROGAK - LARGE TYPE (Text to Phone) Available -
Winthrop Adult Nonfiction Large Print 355.424 Rog 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9781410445582 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 1410445585 (hbk.)
  • Edition: Large print ed.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-317).
Contents: Hunting Osama : a dog's-eye view -- Dogs of war -- Dogs of war throughout history -- Getting the job done -- Volunteer dogs of war -- Training the canine soldier -- Gearing up -- Veterinary care -- The bond -- On the frontlines -- Gone fishin'.
Summary: Military working dogs gained widespread attention after Cairo participated in the SEAL Team Six mission that led to Osama bin Laden's death. Before that, few civilians realized that dogs served in combat, let alone that they could parachute from thirty thousand feet. The Dogs of War reveals the amazing range of jobs that our four-legged soldiers now perform, examines the dogs' training and equipment, and explores the deep bond that the dogs and their handlers share.

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Rogak, Lisa. "The dogs of war : the courage, love, and loyalty of military working dogs." Waterville, ME : Thorndike Press, 2011.

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