If you have a dog that’s good at doing tricks, you might have wondered how he stacked up against other dogs. In Soldier Dogs: The Untold Story of America’s Canines, Maria Goodavage tells us about the special dogs who perform a range of very important “tricks” for our military. She goes into the history of military dogs and discusses the scientific advances in our understanding of dog abilities that has allowed the military to expand the role of canines in the armed forces. She also spends time with several soldier dogs and their trainers, learning about their training and the intense bonds that develop between dog and trainer. The book showcases the amazing skills military dogs possess and will give dog lovers new information about man’s best friend.
Soldier Dogs and the other books shown below can be found on the NEW BOOKS DISPLAY at the Prairie State College Library.