Mother's Day isn't the only holiday coming this month, though. There's also May Day (May 1), Cinco de Mayo (you know the date), and of course Memorial Day (May 28 this year). While Memorial Day is known as a day to remember those in the armed forces who have fallen while serving their country, it is also a day to recognize and show our appreciation to those still serving.
Maria Goodavage has captured the amazing stories and images of these highly trained and courageous animals in her book Soldier Dogs, and Mother Nature Network contributor Laura Moss has written an informative article to bring this insightful book into the spotlight... much as Navy SEAL Team Six's Cairo brought the role of military service dogs to the forefront. Click on the image at right to read the full article, which includes video of the author's spot on The Daily Show, and a link to purchase the book from Amazon.