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Photo by Rachelle Klemme Veteran Joe Buzay brought his PTSD service dog to a Pets Abandoned Wanting Support event at the Verndale Lions Community Center, where he was the speaker.

Dog, veteran saving each other

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The blue-eyed husky and boxer mix was most likely abandoned, standing on U.S. Highway 71 south of Menahga, before he was rescued.

Once a stray, Frankie - named after Frank "Ol' Blue Eyes" Sinatra - is now serving a man who served his country.


Joe Buzay was in the Army for 11 years until 1994. He got his combat badge in Somalia.

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