Every dog has its day – including these pooches that have found new handlers after being abandoned in Afghanistan.
Dozens of canines were left behind in Kabul last month amid the chaotic evacuation of the Taliban-controlled country.
American Humane initially accused the US military of leaving its contract dogs behind, though a military spokesman later disputed the allegation, telling The Post that no “military working dogs” had been abandoned.
“Photos circulating online were animals under the care of the Kabul Small Animal Rescue, not dogs under the care of the U.S. military,” US Army Lt. Col. Karen Roxberry, a spokesperson for US Central Command, told The Post last month.
Hewad Azizi, who works for a company handling security at the Kabul airport, told Agence France-Presse that he looked for abandoned dogs as soon as the last American soldier left.
“When I saw (the soldiers leaving), I went to save the dogs,” he told AFP at a makeshift training center