Chew toys, nail clippers and canine treats were tossed into boxes as they tumbled down a line of volunteers packing them over the weekend for deployed military working dogs and their handlers.
By Saturday afternoon, 200 care packages were assembled for military working dog teams deployed all over the world. The boxes were stuffed with donations from local companies by volunteers from the nonprofit Military Working Dog Team Support Association.
Military working dogs work under the command of their handlers to detect explosives and drugs, conduct reconnaissance and track people on dangerous missions.
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