Christmas Day is another day in the ‘office’ for Military Working Dog Handlers

Christmas day means relaxation and celebrations for many, but not all. 25 December will be a normal working day for soldiers at 1st Military Working Dog Regiment, North Luffenham.

Starting at 6.30am, long before most people are thinking about opening presents, a duty soldier from each of the Regiment’s three operational squadrons will feed all the military working dogs, just like they do every morning.

“Animals require care all year round and we have a great team of military and civilian staff who accept working over holiday periods as part of their work. Together they ensure that the welfare of our military working dogs is always the top priority, even on Christmas day.”

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Source: British Army