Dogs bound for Midlands after front line duties

Eighteen dogs have left Afghanistan after tours of up to two years on the front line - to begin the journey to their new home in the Midlands. The animals spend an exceptional amount of time on operations in comparison to a typical six-month tour for troops.

Sally Lockwood went to see them leave from the flight line in Camp Bastion and begin their journey to the Defence Animal Centre in Melton Mowbray.


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