Petition Update

Military Pet Policies Tear Families Apart

Dogs on Deployment

Jul 28, 2012 — Many of our country’s armed forces willingly lay down their lives, protecting others with their call to honor, to protect and defend our freedom and democracy. According to the White House, there are more than two million men and women who have served in war zones and an unprecedented number of deployments by our National Guardsmen and reservists. The courage of these fine individuals and their families must never be forgotten.

For the overwhelming majority of troops, this family includes their cherished pets. For military families that face constant deployments and other uncertainties, there’s comfort knowing a pet will be there to give unconditional love when they return.

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