When Layka was wounded in combat, effectively saving the lives of the men in her platoon, handler Staff Sergeant McDonald didn’t hesitate to adopt her and welcome her into his family.
Their story, beautifully captured by National Geographic in the video below, has been nominated for the 19th Annual Webby Award, which recognizes excellence on the internet. We think the winner is obvious. How about you?
You can vote for this video in this year’s 19th Annual Webby Awards!
High paws, Sergeant. Thanks for giving Layka the furever home she deserves.