Dogs have long been involved in warfare, and their use on the battlefield goes back several thousand years. They were used in various capacities by the Ancient Egyptians, the Ancient Greeks, and the Romans, and they’re still used to this day as scouts, trackers, sentries, and mine detection dogs. Approximately 5,000 US military dogs served during the Vietnam War, and dogs have been in combat with US soldiers during every major conflict. In homage to these incredibly animals, Bored Panda has compiled this list of our favorite service dogs in action. Don’t forget to vote for the best!
Read more: http://www.boredpanda.com/service-dogs-loyalty-military-police/
This video got over one million views, showing two dogs getting married. An arranged marriage against their will (maybe?) – but cute whatsoever. And in the end those two seem to enjoy the whole setup, so it’s fine, I think.
“Big huge thanks to my friends for somehow agreeing to come to my house to be at my dogs’ wedding you can check them out here they’re all pretty cool”
Read more: https://www.viralviralvideos.com/2016/11/11/jenna-marbles-weds-dogs/
South Africas newest anti-poaching weapon: dogs that parachute into wildlife reserves from helicopters.”>
In South Africa, mans best friend is now poachers worst enemy.
To combat the illegal hunting of endangered elephants and rhinos, the country has trained an elite force of poacher-chasing dogs to parachute into wildlife reserves from helicopters. And the dogs are effectiveone caught 115 groups of poachers in 18 months.
The organization behind this terrifying approach to conservation is a security tech company called Paramount Group. The BBC recently took a tour of the groups Anti-Poaching and Canine Training Academy, and filmed some video of the dogs practicing. You can watch that video here.
Read more: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/10/03/watch-paratrooper-dogs-hunt-poachers-in-south-africa.html