On the day we remember those who fell in service of our country, and those who lived to fight another day, let’s not forget the dogs who lived, loved, and died in service as well.

“…Who possessed Beauty without Vanity,
Strength without Insolence,
Courage without Ferocity,
And all the Virtues of Man without his Vices.
This Praise, which would be unmeaning Flattery
If inscribed over human ashes,
Is but a just tribute…”

(Lord Byron, ‘A Tribute to a Dog’)