As I am struggling with the daily trials and tribulations of training a 4 month old puppy while mothering a 3 year old son (what was I thinking?!), I can only get through each day by imagining when this wayward pup will be a loyal family dog.
As you can clearly see, he was Chewbacca in a past life:
But, I came across this wonderful article on the history and use of war dogs and it was a nice reminder (after a particularly trying evening) that it will be worth all the frustration and chewed shoes, pants and feet when my family has a wonderful and faithful companion...
Memorial Day Tribute to War Dogs
It not only has the history, but some stories of famous war dogs and even how to adopt a retired dog of war.