A retired military dog and her former handler are together again after a year apart thanks to help from the country’s largest humane organization.
Bogi and U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Angela Cardone met in 2017 at the Marine Corps Air Station in Iwakuni, Japan, where the five-year-old Belgian Malinois trained with Cardone in narcotics detection, safety sweeps, and vehicle searches, according to People.
However, the two were forced to part when Cardone was reassigned to Hawaii and for months she worried she would never see her beloved canine again.
“It kind of felt like a piece of me was missing,” Cardone said.
When Cardone learned in June that Bogi would be medically retired due to a neck injury, she knew she wanted to adopt her, so she called on American Humane for assistance.
“To ensure that all our heroes come home, American Humane is working to bring back retired