“Max” the Movie tells the tale of a brave Military War Dog with PTSD

Everyone that comes to the Dog Files knows that we wholeheartedly support the troops, so I wanted to make sure that I brought a certain movie to your attention. “Max” is a family action adventure movie, brought to us by Warner Bros. Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures and from writer/director Boaz Yakin (“Remember the Titans,”). It’s also […]

Marine’s Rescued Dogs Denied Flights, Wrigley Heiress Charters Private Jet

SSgt. Andrew Morales rescued two puppies while deployed in Afghanistan in 2011 after their ears and tails had been docked to prepare the Anatolian Shepherds for a future in dog fighting. The dogs became his best friends during the tough deployment. Flown around the world, now stranded The fight Morales went through to be able […]

A Dog Named Freedom: A California Dog Rescue Tale

Dog Files Fan, Julie Hendrickson sent in this powerful, dog rescue story about a dog in need and how it changed her life. Enjoy! Kenn Bell Dog Files Creator I joined the Navy Nurse Corps in 1991 after graduating from Georgetown University. Several years after starting my Naval career, I became an active volunteer in […]

Soldier Returns Home To Discover His Dog Was Sold on Craigslist

When Brandon Harker returned home from his nine-month deployment to Afghanistan, he was especially looking forward to being reunited with his yellow Labrador Retriever, Oakley. Oakley was placed in the care of someone Harker considered to be a friend, but the person proved to be untrustworthy, having given Oakley away with an advertisement placed on […]

Secret Service Dog Dies While Protecting Vice President Biden

A horrific accident occurred which left a Secret Service dog dead. The dog fell of the roof of a six story building in New Orleans while executing a security check. The Belgian Malinois was part of the security team which was protecting Vice President Joe Biden. The unfortunate accident took place around 6pm on January […]

Military Husband Reunites With Wife At Parade

This year’s float “Canines with Courage” did not only honor military working dogs but also reunited Army Sergeant First Class Eric Pazz with his wife Miriam Pazz and Eric Pazz II. The surprising, emotional event took place in Pasadena, Calif, during the 2013 Tournament of Roses Parade. Natural Balance Pet Foods and US Military brought […]

Uncle Sam Goes To The Pit Bulls!

Gotta love these photos of Howard the Pit Bull working hard for Uncle Sam in Afghanistan. And I hope this is a sign that the Army is reevaluating their ban of Pit Bulls on Army Bases. If Howard can risk his life for America as an Explosive Detection Dog than his brothers and sisters deserve […]