The Old Man recommends this story as another example of the bond between soldiers and dogs. There is no doubt that good things happen when you strive to help make it possible for a soldier and dog to connect and form a life time bond.
The Old Man salutes Pet Supplies Plus and The Shepherd, LLC for their commitment to the cause!
There are too damn many many horror stories about pet abuse. Now read about the rescue and the bond that has formed between Jennifer and her dog, Rosie.
Jennifer McCollough and her dog, Rosie – Wilmington, Delaware: McCollough is a military veteran who served the United States following the 9/11 attacks and now expresses the desire to help and honor veterans and their service dogs. McCollough rescued Rosie from the streets when she was a puppy.
Their adventure: The duo will hike from the War Dog Memorial in Holmdel, New Jersey, to Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C., via the Appalachian Mountain Trail.
They will visit other memorials along the trail, including the Pennsylvania War Dog Memorial in Bristol, Pa.
Their cause: During the approximately 200-mile trek, McCollough will raise awareness for veterans and service dogs with Shelter to Soldier, whose mission is to bring post-9/11 combat veterans together with trained rescue dogs to help them recover and move on from life in the military.
Read about Jennifer and the other 2 winners who will begin their amazing adventures this fall.