Posts with tag Department of Defense


Remembering Our Canine War Heroes

On this Veterans Day, it’s fitting that we remember those who have served to defend and protect our country, both human and canine. More than 2,000 military working dogs are currently deployed around the world, working for the United States Department of Defense as sentries, scouts and explosives detectors to help safeguard American military bases… read more

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Protein Blocker Might Keep Dogs with Spinal Cord Injuries Walking

In just a few years, dogs with spinal cord injuries may have better mobility than most do today, thanks to a years-long collaboration and a grant from the U.S. Department of Defense. In the early 2000s, Linda Noble-Haeusslein, Ph.D., a professor in the University of California, San Francisco, Department of Neurological Surgery and Department of… read more