Military Kids/Special Needs

Why You Should Get A Dog For Your Military Kid

Of the 300 military children surveyed, 70% confirmed they have a family pet, and that they were actively involved in taking care of it, according to a study conducted by Tufts University. Having a military parent who is away for extended periods is hard for kids. Children with deep attachments to pets cope better withContinue Reading “Why You Should Get A Dog For Your Military Kid”

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The Military Dog: More than Just a Pet

Back in 2011, one week before my husband was to leave on his third deployment, our 6-year old German Shepherd died suddenly from the rupturing of tumors we didn’t’ know he had. The week that followed was one of grieving and sadness for the whole family. Even my daughter, then three, expressed how much sheContinue Reading “The Military Dog: More than Just a Pet”