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The Unusual Animals of War….part 1

Since prehistoric times, humans have enlisted animals to help in their war fight. As an example, over 16 million animals were used for a multitude of reasons during World War 1. Some of the traditional animals that served alongside soldiers were dogs, horses, donkeys and even goats. What you may be surprised to learn, is …

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The Day Winston Churchill Saved the War Horses

Sir Winston- Leonard-Spencer Churchill (30th Nov- 1874 -24 Jan. 1965). Sir Winston Churchill was a British Politician, Army Officer, writer and Prime minister, but did you know that he was also a major contributor to the safe return of thousands of horses after the First World War? During the First World War, British military were …

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The Purple Poppy – Remembering the animal victims of war


As Remembrance Day approaches, please remember the animals too… Each year, on November 11th, we take a moment of silence, to remember our fallen soldiers. Since 1921, the traditional red poppy – the Remembrance Day flower, has been worn to show a sign of respect for people lost in military conflict. The purple poppy… Did …

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