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If 'Megan Leavey' left you wanting to give a military dog a fur-ever home, read this

If the movie "Megan Leavey" made you consider giving a forever home to a four-legged hero, the good news is that there are programs to make that happen. But when it comes to military working dogs, the adoption process is, well, a whole different animal from simply popping by the pound and picking one up. So much so, in fact, that the information packet provided by the U.S. military's adoption program includes a reality checklist to be completed as part of the application process.

But before we get to the requirements for and the realities of adopting a tail-wagging

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