Dog Name & County
Bing - Linn
Boots - Black Hawk
Buffey - Floyd
Brownie - Warren
Buster - Guthrie
Butch - Mitchell
Chan - Des Moines
Chips - Pottawattamie
Duke - Linn
Dumbo - Linn
Geronimo - Scott
Gertrude - Polk
Ginger - Dubuque
Italy - Polk & Lucas
Jack - Jackson
Khaki - Woodbury
Lucky - Scott
Maru - Wright
Miggs - Polk
Pal - Humboldt
Pax - Hamilton
Pepper - Grundy
Queenie - Clinton
Rex - Winneshiek
Rex - Winneshiek
Scout - Black Hawk
Sgt. Blackout - Woodbury
Shorty - Webster
Skipper -Washington
Tim - Tama
Tiny - Buena Vista
Tok - Polk
Tuffy - Johnson
Von - Jackson
Watt - Dubuque
Wolf - Delaware
Zombie - Polk

Dogs For Defense -

Service Dog News Item Links (interesting stories & some photographs, too)

1943 Tri-County Dogs For Defense Drive
1943 WAGS Consignment
1945 Call For Dogs
Admundson, R with Dog Training Center, from Carroll Co.
Anderson, T/5 Albert M, Member of War Dogs Section, Crawford County
Croghan, Sherwood M. & his war dog, Pottawattamie Co.
Apple, Leroy, from Story County
Four German Shepherds, from Davenport/Tri-City area
Goodman's Doberman, from Marshall County
Hopkins Dog Training, Polk County
Miller, T/4 Paul Miller, Bremer County
WAVES and Pups, Black Hawk County


Dog Recruits

Recruiting of dogs for military purposes will continue indefinitely, according to Ray
McAndrews, 3815 Sixth ave., liaison representative here for the United States quartermaster department. McAndrews was informed that dogs will be used by the army of occupation in Japan, and he asks that owners of large dogs get in touch with him.

Source:  The Des Moines Evening Tribune, Des Moines, Iowa, August 25, 1945








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