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Saturday, February 15 2020

Nebraskans, Their Dogs, and World War II

Date: Saturday, February 15, 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Nebraska History Museum

Did you know that nearly 5000 dogs were trained in the Dogs for Defense program at Fort Robinson during World War 2? Join us from 1 to 4pm on February 15th as we celebrate and learn about these great dogs!

  •  Run through an obstacle course like the Fort Robinson dogs
  • Rest a while with a real furry friend while listening to a reading of Major: A Soldier Dog
  • Search for dog and World War 2-related objects in a museum scavenger hunt
  • Make your own miniature dog house modeled after the ones from Fort Robinson
  • Watch videos from the Dogs for Defense program
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