Dog Jack – Pitbull War Hero

February 13, 2008 at 5:32 am 2 comments

It really is a small world.  Today I went to Terrierman’s excellent weblog and found this story about Dog Jack, a brown and white bull terrier that learned to understand the bugle calls of his civil war regiment.  Read more about Jack here:

In a wonderful ‘small world’ coincidence, it turns out I know the woman who trained the dog that played Jack in the soon to be released movie “Dog Jack“.  Piglet is a 3-year old deaf pit bull who was left by her “breeder” to die as a baby puppy.  Fortunately for Piglet, she was adopted by Tracy Doyle who not only saw Piglet’s potential, but who also had the training skills to make her shine.

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Caveat  |  February 13, 2008 at 2:21 pm

    I’ll look forward to the film. I met Tracey in Kansas City last September – she’s a riot and one smart lady.

  • 2. CeliaSue  |  February 17, 2008 at 6:48 pm

    this is light in the midst of dark blog posts … thank you thank you thank you ! I am looking forward to seeing the movie Dog Jack…

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