How a Top Training Facility Turns Rescued Dogs into Rescue Dogs

Search and Rescue (SAR) dogs have a very important job. Natural disaster? Fertilizer plant explosion? They're on the case. Before they became the canine equivalent of Navy SEALs, many of them were unwanted and unloved. Until they went through training at the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation (SDF), one of the… » 4/26/13 1:00pm 4/26/13 1:00pm

DARPA Plans To Scan Puppy Brains To Find the Smartest Dogs for War

War dogs. They are equal parts badass and cute. And on top of that, they're smart. They need to be to get the job done. In the interest of finding the cleverest canines for potential war-doggery, DARPA's got a plan to start scanning puppy brains in an MRI machine. But rest assured, those brains are still in the… » 1/26/13 1:00pm 1/26/13 1:00pm

26 Awesome Photos of War Dogs Showing How Badass and Cute They Can Be

We love dogs, but we love war dogs even more because apart from being loyal and cute, they can be absolutely badass. We are so obsessed with these awesome canines that we made a collection of the 30 best photos we could find all over the web. Enjoy. » 9/14/12 1:00pm 9/14/12 1:00pm

WAR DOG Hangs Tough From a Helicopter. No Big Deal

This picture is badass. Here you see Navy SEALs demonstrating an exercise called Special Patrol Insertion/Extraction (SPIE) at Virginia Beach. SPIE is what happens when a patrol needs to be extracted from an area where a helicopter can't land. Neat. And routine. But oh wait, is that, pray tell, a WAR DOG? Why yes, yes … » 7/24/12 7:20pm 7/24/12 7:20pm