April 19, 2019 1 min read

In this video, we get a backstage pass into the world of military dogs, their handlers, and the difficulties they must face together. From overseas in Afghanistan, to the streets of America’s biggest cities, these working dogs serve our country with all of their heart.

This extremely fascinating piece covers individual soldiers who have been in battle with some of these dogs. It also gives an overview of the folks that house military dogs when they are not “working,” as well as the training that they undergo from an extremely young age.

It is worth every minute of your time, but if you are on a time crunch, jump to the 5:40 mark to see a working dog's training session in action! Armed with an incredible sense of smell, combined with a work ethic that cannot be compared, these determined dogs have saved countless lives across the world.

Impressive, right? Want a fiercely loyal companion of your own? Then take a look at this list of guard dog breeds to find the perfect fit for you!