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A Lesson for Paramedics: How to Treat Dogs Who Work in a War Zone (via New York Times)

Dogs facing illness and injury on the battlefield have different needs than humans, as Air National Guard paramedics learned during a two-day training session conducted by Long Island Veterinary Specialists and K-9 Medic. With military dogs playing crucial roles in operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, the need for expertise in quickly tending to wounded or sick animals has become imperative. The U.S. military includes some 2,700 dogs.

 

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