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Read Dogs on Duty doc ò Hardcover ´ moneyexpresscard Ü When the news of the raid on Osama Bin Laden's compound broke the SEAL team member that stole the show was a highly trained canine companion Throughout history dogs have been key contributors to military units Dorothy Hinshaw Patent follows man's best friend ontoUnits Dorothy Hinshaw Patent follows man's best friend onto the battlefield showing readers why dogs are uniuely ualified for the job at hand how they are trained how they contribute to missions and what This is a great book about the history of service dogs with a focus on dogs in the military Covering a timeline from as far back as the first military dog to the dog used when Navy SEALs conducted the raid on Osama bin Laden it is very through in information even though the book is fairly short The book also covers where service dogs come from their training and where they go when they are taken out of service This is a great book to spark interest in future military dog handlers and very informative to command respect for our 4 legged officersGrades 4 and up would enjoy this book

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Happens when they retire With full color photographs throughout and sidebars featuring heroic canines throughout history Dogs on Duty provides a fascinating look at these exceptional soldiers and companio 1 Fiction Twin Text Title Me Jack Author Danette Haworth Copyright 2011 2 Rationale Both of these stories involve dogs that have military ties or military family background The book Dogs on Duty is all about how dogs are trained to work and help in the military from early war until now Me Jack is about a boy whose father is in the military and he finds friendship and solace in his adopted dog Jack His dad is a recruiter for the Air Force when the Vietnam War breaks out I feel that Me Jack would pair nicely as a read aloud or literature circle activity to show the correlation between dogs and the military and dogs and military families These books show that dogs are an important part of both helping in the military and providing friendships when family members aren’t able to be present due to war 3 Text StructureStrategy The main text structures of Dogs on Duty are description and chronological seuence The book describes the steps dogs and handlers have to take to make themselves ready to be a Military Working Dog MWD It also shows the chronological seuence from start to finish to prepare dogs to become a MWD Also included in the book is established seuence of how MWD have been present since World War I The content area reading strategy I would use in the classroom is synthesize new information by having students create some sort of graphic organizer to present the new information they learned about Military War Dogs This could be done in a variety of ways either using a web or creating a web based application like popplet or Venn diagram to show their learning about MWD or to compare a military dog to Jack in Me Jack This would also show compare and contrast of two dog characters one being a military dog and the other being a pet dog of a military family 4 Review Citation 2012 September 1 School Library Journal

ePub Õ Dogs on Duty · Dorothy Hinshaw Patent

Dogs on DutyWhen the news of the raid on Osama Bin Laden's compound broke the SEAL team member that stole the show was a highly trained canine companion Throughout history dogs have been key contributors to military This short 48 page book is as complete a coverage of Military Working Dogs MWDs as I have seen It goes back as far as WWI in its history of military dogs talking about how families donated their dogs during WWII and does address how dogs during Vietnam were considered euipment and were left behind or euthanized Noteworthy dogs from many eras are highlighted and the book is well illustrated with photographs throughout For the modern era the training that dogs receive from puppyhood onward is described in great detail as is the training of their handlers Specialized Search Dog training is addressed for dogs who can locate bombs and the euipment that dogs wear is described Further resources a glossary and index are included This is an excellent resource as well as an interesting book that many readers interested in either the military or in dogs will find very informative