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Help For Heroes: ‘The Real Winners Are The Dogs’

by | 19th, May 2008

OVER in Iraq, our boys are stapping on fat suits playing Beating the Dog.

The aim of the game is to see how far you can run before an alsation savages your arm. It’s all for the Help for Heroes charity and should not be confused with recreation, chiefly because there is no piece of lit toilet paper trailing from the runner’s backside.

“Everyone wants to have a go. We’re fully booked for the next three weeks,” says Captain Martyn Thompson, commanding officer of the military working dogs unit at Camp Bastion in Helmand province. “Around 50 people have done it, donating around £5 each. The record is around 45 metres.”

To the winning dog the spoils. To the loser, a job with the US Army.

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