Dog Dies of a Broken Heart

8 Mar

This story is an example of why war is so devasting and yields dreadful consequences, more far reaching than we’d ever suspect. War doesn’t happen to individuals, it happens to families, and an important part of that family is a dog. Lance Corporal Tasker and his dog Theo were INSEPARABLE and when Tasker was shot in Afghanistan last week, Theo’s heart stopped. Literally. The British military uses some 400 dogs to sniff out explosives… Perhaps they are among the unheard victims of war….

Check out Richard Norton-Taylor’s article in The Guardian from a few days ago…

An inseparable pair: dog collapses and dies after army handler is killed

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