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If you know me you know I love dogs. In the lead up to Anzac Day I have been researching animals and the role they played in WW1.

Over 16 million animals served in the First World War. They were used for transport, communication and companionship. Horses, donkeys, mules and camels carried food, water, ammunition and medical supplies to men at the front, and dogs and pigeons carried messages.

Our own canine war hero was Ceasar, a dog that travelled with our troops to Egypt and worked as a Red Cross dog.

Read Ceasars full story here – a very good boi