An update …or rather, more info

Philosopher Mouse of the Hedge

At 10, he’s considered old. Rex is certainly experienced – and probably wise beyond his years. Certainly a disabled vet deserves something. His friend and former soldier-in-arms thinks so – and is willing to give him a forever home. But, no?

You have got to be kidding.

Does the military realize they are holding the equivalent of Bambi hostage?

Sergeant Rex is featured in the book “Sgt. Rex: The Unbreakable Bond between a Marine and his Military Working Dog.” written by his first handler, Mike Dowling. Rex is a celebrity. (Read about the book here.)

Want to read more?

“Rex is my partner and I love him. The Marine blown up with her dog in Afghanistan now fights to save him”

In 2006 Rex and Megan Leavey were injured. When she originally requested to adopt him (2007), she was told he was “too valuable an asset”. ( So dramatic –…

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  1. Thanks for doing your part! I actually did not read this (on pippadogblog) until after the official March 10 deadline. this is a happy ending waiting to be wagged. i certainly hope so.


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