notes from the field
Zeus is so much a part of the culture and environment of Brownsburg High School that his picture was placed in the staff section of the yearbook.
It was a bright sunny August afternoon with the temperature pushing 90 degrees and virtually no breeze. Sitting in a dry creek bed, wearing the equivalent of five winter coats, I could feel the sweat dripping down my face as I heard the dog rapidly approaching. I...
The only option was surgery, there was no way I would give up on him. After all, he had never given up on me or anyone in the community we served.
After about ten to twelve years, it’s usually time for a military working dog (MWD) to retire. Unlike us, they don’t get out and start celebrating life immediately.
Eager to train my new partner as often as possible, we learned that training facilities were not close, and were often out of state.