Jack Brutus was the official mascot for Company K of the First Connecticut Volunteer Infantry during the Spanish-American War. Unlike Sergeant Stubby, Jack was never in the action nor had a rank. He died in 1898 of spinal troubles and other complications.
Messengers - dogs in wartime - Villers-Bretonneux, France, Corporate James Coull with dogs of the No. 3 Messenger Dog Section. Left to right, the dogs are Nell, Trick and Buller. Picture: Australian War Memorial v
"How about moving over, Bud?" - A scouting dog and a US Marine who is comfortably occupying a foxhole in Guam, during World War II, 1944 - [2165x2160]
The Loyal Dogs Who Served Alongside Human Soldiers In War A U. Marine chats with his scouting dog in Guam in August These dogs were used to track down Japanese soldiers hidden in caves or jungle strongholds, and for running messages.
Meet America’s first war dog, a stray Pit Bull/Terrier mix, named Stubby. He became Sgt. Stubby, was the most decorated war dog of World War I and the only dog to be promoted to sergeant through combat.
“In 1903 Horatio Nelson Jackson and driving partner Sewall K. Crocker became the first people to drive an automobile across the United States. Somewhere in Idaho, Jackson and Crocker obtained a dog, a Pit Bull named Bud.