Peace on Earth and goodwill to all mankind. But facsimiles of human life that perpetrate this do not need our help, do not deserve our help.
Two weeks later Jensz received another call. Local dog fighters had cut off [Afghan mutt]Wylie’s ears and had scalped him in the process, before using the same homemade knife to cut his muzzle wide open from his nose to under his eye. He was patched up again by Jensz and a team of Australian Defence Force doctors only to return from his perilous forays outside the base with new injuries — a stab wound to the chest and a savagely docked tail.
Then, horrifically, one day he limped back to the camp after Kandahar locals — many of whom despise dogs only marginally less than they do coalition soldiers — had tried to sever his penis.
Without further comment.