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Dogged Defence

Episode 4 of 5

Dylan Winter learns about the bravery back in 1941 of life-saving Gander the Newfoundland dog in Hong Kong. From 2004.

Dylan Winter learns about the bravery back in 1941 of life-saving Gander the Newfoundland dog in Hong Kong.

But what does it take to train military dogs, horses and their handlers today? Will this year's four-legged recruits be Dickin Medal winners in the future for their gallantry? Dylan visits an army base to find out, and meets a recent winner.

Producer: Sheena Duncan

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2004.

15 minutes

Last on

Mon 6 May 2019 03:45

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