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Military Working Dogs

Care Even Better With Opening of Rehab Facility and Recovery Kennels

By Ms. Karla Gonzalez

Recovering four-legged warriors are getting enhanced rehabilitation therapy thanks to the new Sports Medicine Rehabilitation Facility at the Lt. Col. Daniel E Holland Military Working Dog Hospital on Joint Base San Antonio — Lackland.

Officials cut the ribbon to the new facility, as well as new hospital recovery kennels, during a ceremony at the hospital Thursday, June 28, 2018.

“Members of the Army Veterinary Services take great pride in our ability to deliver world-class veterinary care to the (Department of Defense) working dog population,” said Brig. Gen. Erik Torring III, U.S. Army Veterinary Corps chief and U.S. Army Medical Command deputy chief of staff for operations, G-3/5/7. “These renovated and upgraded facilities are another step in re-enforcing our unwavering commitment to their care and the critical force protection capability they provide.”

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