Mercy dogs

Mercy dogs

Casualty or ‘Mercy’ dogs were vital in World War 1. They carried supplies so wounded soldiers could help themselves to supplies and tend to their own wounds, whilst other more gravely wounded soldiers would seek the company of a Mercy dog to wait with them whilst they died.

Previous Fact Next Fact
Categories: AnimalsWar

Latest FactRepublic Video

15 Most Controversial & Costly Blunders in History

Sponsored Links