What is the Number of UK Military Working Dogs that have Died during Operations?

Number of Military Working Dogs

On 01 October 2018, there were 833 military working dogs in service with the British Armed Forces.

Number of Military Working Dogs that have Died

Between 2013 and 2018, four military working dogs have died on operations:

  • Three died in 2013:
    • Two were killed in action; and
    • One died of natural causes.
  • One died in 2016 of natural causes.

Where Did these Fatalities Occur?

These fatalities all occurred in Afghanistan.

Reference

FOI 2018/01081 dated 05 October 2018.

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