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Rambo Junior

While stationed in Afghanistan, Charlie Buchanan grew very attached to Rambo, a mother dog on his base with 9 puppies!
Unfortunately those in charge wanted all dogs removed from base, and Rambo and 8 of her puppies were euthanized.
Charlie managed to save one puppy, Rambo Jr, and hid him in his room for a week. Poor little Rambo Jr, only a few weeks old, was lost without his mother. Charlie, with help from some of the other soldiers in his unit kept him hidden and bottle fed him several times every day, and night!

The unit kept the tiny puppy safe until he could be transported to the Nowzad shelter where a grown female dog, Shola, looked after him, keeping him clean and warm at night.

While at the shelter he was checked by a vet, given de-wormer, flea & tick medicines.
Rambo Jr. grew and thrived and was soon out with the other puppies and having lots of fun.

Charlie set up a chip-in site to help to raise the funds needed to get Rambo Junior to the United States.

With help from family and friends at home and the Nowzad and SAC Fund communities, the necessary money was collected.
By the time arrangements had been finalized for his travel home, Rambo Junior was MUCH bigger. Still a puppy, but much bigger.
Rambo Junior arrived in South Carolina on May 19th and settled right in.

A few weeks later his soldier came home! Now that is the good life for a Nowzad Dog!