Military Dog Injured Chasing Terrorist is Back on Duty

This dog helped protect your country.

We have declassified a picture of the wonderful dog (name not declassified) that did such a GREAT JOB in capturing and killing the Leader of ISIS, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi!
~ President Trump via Twitter 10/28/19

Dogs can help protect your family at home too!

Do you train your dogs to help protect your family?

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Good Boy… Good Puppy.

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Love the pups.

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I was afraid of the expenses getting out of hand. I went: “Temple Cats”.

So far the squirrels have a wonderful relationship enjoying the time they get to eat breakfast daily telling stories to three cats who are in wrapped attention for hours.
So far the mailman isn’t one bit deterred from coming to the front door - even dropping boxes and bags without a thought.
So far NOT ONE person who has ever been in my house has SEEN ANY of these ‘Temple Cats’ as they disappear instantly the moment the front door is opened. And stay that way at least for 15 minutes after the intruders leave.

But, I know they are great guardians and have the skills, ability, and desire to deploy their weapons upon an instance’s notice…
… for I have been poked, prodded, slashed, and cut not only out of nowhere but also those times I’m just sitting at my chair and they come by - to use ME as a scratching post!
… for I have been woken in the middle of the night, not once but many times, with not one but two or even three loudly purring cats ( they say it is an expression of appreciation and family - well I’m here to tell you THIS is their growl and battle cries! ) standing on my belly and chest, or between my legs and each arm and chest; pinning me to my bed while they rake me with outstretched claws repeatedly puncturing my body while smiling to one another and keeping me from escaping!

Yes, I got Temple Cats… but these were from the Temple of the Devil Incarnate and the only person they torture, defend against, and protect others from is ME!

God? Please? Help me!

By the by: Good Doggie! Well Done! Please get well soon? I know there is a whole lotta of love waiting for you to feel better.

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We don’t actually train them… Livestock Guard Dogs are a different kinda dog. They watch us and learn by watching. If we like the people at our gate, and are relaxed and welcoming, the dogs are too. If we are tense and wary, the dogs are too. If we have people we want on the property, we greet them warmly, hug or shake hands, and the dogs watch … then relax, then greet the person happily.

When we added a pig to the farm (well, actually Peggy added herself - escaped the neighbors and decided she prefers living at our place) the dogs hackled up and stiff-legged and stood between us and her. And then they looked back and forth between Peggy and us and Peggy and us… and when we went and hand fed her some treats and scratched behind her piggy ears, the dogs went all relaxed, sniffed her, then went on about their business.

I’ve read that primates are the only animals that will watch people and learn - I’m here to tell you LGDs do too.

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My dog guards her food from the cat. She also watches for other animals in the house, usually on the television.

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Damned if all three of these cats don’t have their own favorite programs, perking up and focusing on the screen watching. And the shows aren’t what you’d think, nature and such. More, it’s cops and robbers, and news. Special interest in the weather!

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image My dog watches shows more intently than Becky or I do!

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Now That is a happy camper! Congrats Mike!

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There are thousands of these service dogs protecting our country every day and all too frequently they become casualties.

In this litigious age there’s a very high risk of having a dog that is trained to bite but it’s very easy to train them to bark like hell and act rather aggressive without biting when suspicious people are creeping about your yard or trying to enter your home.

There are very effective “electronic alarm dogs” that simply play a very realistic aggressive barking dog program.

One thing potential home/business invaders and burglars fear almost as much as armed resistance is the potential to get chewed up by a dog so really the sound is all you need in most cases to drive them off/discourage them from entering.

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BTW, a scared, angry, shaken up, hissing cat with all it’s teeth and claws barred is also a very effective deterrent. You can use it as a contact weapon or throw it in a bad guys face giving you time to remove yourself from harm or to gain access to a deadly weapon.

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did you just suggest “throwing a cat”?

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Yes ma’am I did. Don’t worry, it won’t hurt the cat.

If your life or the life of your loved one’s is on the line use whatever you have to.

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My cat (actually my daughter’s cat but she moved out 8 years ago) would be useless but can be used as a siren!

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Here in my house we call em mortars, or in the case of one, a heavy artillery shell!
This is really huge shock value at oh dot thirty and it’s the third day in the row! Leap and direct front foot landing center of the stomach, and bounding off.

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We call them “The Flying Monkeys” because when the youngsters get wound up they ricochet around the house like tennis balls with claws and legs.

All kidding aside I saw the results of an old, frail woman using her big old tomcat as a weapon against a young, very healthy and large intruder. Looked like someone had raked the guys face with “Freddy’s” claws on both hands and actually blinded the guy in one eye.

His career of preying on old women was over.

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THIS IS A TRUE STORY…Many years ago we had a 15 year old cat that had her claws and teeth. She very much enjoyed laying in the sunny driveway (we live way out in the country on 15acres). Our neighbor had 3 Pit bulls who were not very friendly. One sunny afternoon we heard a screaming dog outside and ran out to see what was happening. One of the pit bulls messed with the wrong cat. As I came outside I saw this dog banging his head against a tree, trying to remove Charlie the cat off his head. We eventually got Charlie off the dog and noticed she was bleeding from her mouth… we took her to the Vet and discovered that she had buried both her fang in the dogs head. Other than that she was fine… the pit bull had a lacerated eye
, numerous punctures on his face and nose and required over 30 stitches along with later needing surgery to remove 2 fangs from his head… Cats CAN be as effective as any dog or gun!!!

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Ok that’s just plain funny. We had a Bobcat Hybrid Tom that had a similar run in with the neighbors Dobermans. One of them didn’t survive. :grinning:

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My German Shepherd is a big chicken at this point. But she will guard my granddaughter - even from my daughter at times. Not that my granddaughter is in any danger from her mom, it’s just that Chewie decided that Lucy (granddaughter) is his person everyone else can go away. :rofl:

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