Soldier reunited with dog on TV
Emotional reunion caught on the "Queen Latifah Show".
Capt. Jessamyn Jempson finally had the moment she was waiting for — on TV. The veteran was reunited with Emma, her Rhodesian ridgeback, on an episode of the "Queen Latifah Show" that aired Wednesday.
When she was deployed, the soldier had turned to Dogs on Deployment for help. The group supports the troops by boarding their pets, and found Emma a foster mom, Sylvia, to care for the dog while Jempson was away. The program's cameras were rolling as Emma was brought on stage to see Jempson for the first time in a year.
There was so much going on in the studio that it took the pooch a few moments to realize whom she was there to see. But once Emma got it, she couldn’t contain her kisses and tail-wagging.
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Photo: Video still of Capt. Jessamyn Jem being reunited with her dog, Emma (Queen Latifah via Faceboook, aka.ms/SoldierReunites)
"There was so much going on in the studio that it took the pooch a few moments to realize whom she was there to see."
The dog had to be reminded that it had been rescued and who its rescuer was?
Who exactly are we doing this for? People who think dogs are way smarter than they really are, or humans, who are often as dumb as they look.
Great program! I'm glad our military can go overseas when called upon and not have to worry about their furry children. I would have problems giving back a dog after the soldier comes back, but it is a great service.
most of the animals are more loyal more loving thn 90% of the people
that dog showing his real love. the more reasons we all should love
all animals even more.
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