While serving in Afghanistan, U.S. Military combat dog Layka was shot four times by the enemy at point-blank range. Despite her injuries, she still attacked and subdued the shooter, saving her handler and the other members of the team. Seven hours of surgery and the amputation of one leg saved her life. Her handler, Staff Sgt. Julian McDonald, fought hard to adopt her and she’s now become part of his family.
Thank you to National Geographic for such an amazing video!
Military Working Dogs are our HEROES and just like humans that defend our country, should be respected after their duty is done.
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