War Dog Memorial
A noble Doberman pinscher represents hundreds of heroic war dogs that
served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II. Although
most were Doberman pinschers, German shepherds, Labrador retrievers and
occasionally, a collie served during the war as sentries, messengers,
and scouts. But they also served other roles to the Marines who served
with them...devoted friend, confidant, trusted companion.
The War Dog Memorial, an exact replica of the official memorial in Guam,
was donated to the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine
by Dr. Maurice Acree July 17, 1998. It honors not only the war dogs, but
symbolizes the special connection people share with dogs.
War Dog Memorial Inscriptions