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The Resource Soldier dogs : the untold story of America's canine heroes, Maria Goodavage

Soldier dogs : the untold story of America's canine heroes, Maria Goodavage

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Soldier dogs : the untold story of America's canine heroes
Title
Soldier dogs
Title remainder
the untold story of America's canine heroes
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Maria Goodavage
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Language
eng
Summary
In this book, the author, a leading dog-blogger offers a tour of military working dogs' extraordinary training, heroic accomplishments, and the lasting impacts they have on those who work with them. People all over the world have been riveted by the story of Cairo, the Belgian Malinois who was a part of the Navy SEAL team that led the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound. A dog's natural intelligence, physical abilities, and pure loyalty contribute more to our military efforts than ever before. You don't have to be a dog lover to be fascinated by the idea that a dog, the cousin of that furry guy begging for scraps under your table, could be one of the heroes who helped execute the most vital and high-tech military mission of the new millennium. Now the author, an editor and featured writer for one of the world's most widely read dog blogs, tells heartwarming stories of modern soldier dogs and the amazing bonds that develop between them and their handlers. Beyond tales of training, operations, retirement, and adoption into the families of fallen soldiers, she talks to leading dog-cognition experts about why dogs like nothing more than to be on a mission with a handler they trust, no matter how deadly the IEDs they are sniffing, nor how far they must parachute or rappel from aircraft into enemy territory. "Military working dogs live for love and praise from their handlers," says Ron Aiello, president of the United States War Dogs Association and a former marine scout dog handler. "The work is all a big game, and then they get that pet, that praise. They would do anything for their handler." This is an unprecedented window into the world of these adventurous, loving warriors
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1962-
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Goodavage, Maria
Dewey number
355.4/24
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LC call number
UH100
LC item number
.G66 2012ab
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other
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Read by Nicole Vilencia
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Vilencia, Nicole
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  • Dogs
  • Dogs
  • Dogs
  • HISTORY / Military / Strategy
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Soldier dogs : the untold story of America's canine heroes, Maria Goodavage
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online resource
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rdacarrier.
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent.
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ocn780669930
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file)
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online
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9781455153350
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(electronic audio bk.)
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computer
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217909C8-4F90-43BE-8D0B-24BACF373352
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Label
Soldier dogs : the untold story of America's canine heroes, Maria Goodavage
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn780669930
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781455153350
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
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digital.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
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sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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unknown
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217909C8-4F90-43BE-8D0B-24BACF373352
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