Billy is a US Solider who was scheduled to deploy overseas for up to one year. Billy had no one able to care for his dog, Lucky. He turned to Dogs on Deployment for help and found a DoD Boarder with Monica and her family in Falls Church, Virginia. Monica cared for Lucky for 9 months until Billy returned home from his deployment.
Monica had this to say about her experience boarding a military pet: “I have to tell you that volunteering for DoD has been such a joy, and one of the most rewarding experiences of my life. I started doing this last year as a way of coping with the unexpected loss of my Greyhound, Roman.” Monica has boarded three dogs through Dogs on Deployment. “While none of those dogs can ever replace Roman, their love and companionship brings such joy to my life and reminds me of the wonderful relationship that I had with my own dog. Helping service members keep their pets in the family is so important. Doing this has helped — and is still helping — me heal.”
Dogs on Deployment says: For the common love of dog and country; Support your troops by boarding their pets!