Parachute Jump with Dog and Man from a Record Height

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dog parachute jumpWorld record for highest man/dog parachute jump is 30,100 feet. More information on the Boston.com website.

 

 

 

Video of military dog making parachute jump with soldier

This YouTube video features military dog, Layka.  While serving in Afghanistan, Layka was shot four times by the enemy. In spite of her injuries, she attacked and subdued the shooter, saving her handler and other members of the team.  She required surgery to save her life.  In the process she lost a front leg.  Later her handler adopted her..  In this video Layka took part in testing a parachute harness that could make it easier and safer for dogs to help soldiers reach remote locations.

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