Most of us grow up wanting a dog as a companion, secretly wishing for the kind of unconditional love that only dogs can provide. When we get a dog, we hope they never grow old so we don’t have to watch them lose energy and eventually say goodbye.
Dogs assist us in a variety of ways and are an essential component of society. Dogs provide emotional support, guidance, and other benefits. They also help to keep us safe, not only by relying on our homes, but also by playing an important role in law enforcement, smelling things out.
In today’s tale, we have a fantastic example of dogs assisting humans. The soldier adopted the war injured dog because the dog’s bravery saved the soldier’s life.
The Wounded War Dog Was Adopted By Soldier Due To Saving His Life
Staff Sergeant Julian McDonald and his dog Layka entered the building in May to carry out a mission in Afghanistan. Unfortunately, life isn’t always full of rainbows and sunshine. K9 Layka was shot four times for bravely saving her teammates. Despite her injuries, she managed to attack and was able to defeat the enemy. She is unworried about her own life, but she is concerned about the lives of her teammates. That can be seen in dogs’ compassion and love for humans.
When she was shot four times at point-blank range, the soldier instantly felt the sense of urgency to save her. Sergeant McDonald felt guilty for asking Layka to enter the building and owe this dog every moment for rescuing him and the other members of the team. But eventually, He also felt happy and grateful because he did it.
Thanks to gratefulness, he was determined to assist this dog in recovering from her injuries and eventually adopting her. Despite her serious injuries and the loss of leg, he finally adopted her, took her home and helped her in adjusting to her new life with his family. It means that Layka is like becoming a member of the family.
Layka deserves a wonderful life in return for her service and sacrifice. Sergeant McDonald does everything he can to support her. Every week, when he goes to work and takes her to a training facility where she can work. And She practices her bite, and searches for explosives to satisfy her curiosity, just like in the old days. She gét to take out all that stress that she has built up throughout the week. If you put the time for the country then the country owes it to them to put the time to him.
Even though people said that taking her home is a bad idea, she’s too aggressive, he fought so hard to adopt her.
Layka, on the other hand, has learned to become a family companion since returning home. She even has a playmate in the form of Sergeant McDonald’s son Liam when his son was just over 1 years old. At the time she went right up to Liam and submitted and laid down on her back, his son walked over there and got on the top of his chest. Moreover Liam not only grabbed her ears, but also put his thumb in her nose and mouth. And, she doesn’t have to work for tennis balls there.
Sergeant McDonald attributes this to her ability to adjust and adapt, just like all soldiers must do. About war dogs, he said, “They are not scary. They have done scary things, but they deserve homes, and they deserve a good home.” He believed this dog deserved to live, and he was willing to give her a chance.
He think that goes along with all the dogs of war
He believed that if you bring war dogs into a home environment, they will become a product of that environment because all animals learn to adapt and survive, and that’s ultimately what they’re doing, coming home deep in and surviving and becoming part of the family.
This brave war dog not only survived, but is thriving in her new life, thanks to his refusal to give up on her. All military dogs deserve to be recognized and respected for their service and sacrifice, and we’re grateful Layka survived her injuries.
We hope you had a good time watching this survival story. K9 Layka and Sergeant McDonald, thank you for your service. Please feel free to share with your friends as always.
Watch his happy story in the video below!
Special thanks to Servicer: K9 Layka and Sergeant McDonald
Thanks to the channel: National Geographic