WE HEAR: They may be cute, tail-wagging furballs, but a pack of so-called “warrior dogs” are headed to Capitol Hill on a serious mission: to bring awareness and push for bringing home military animals.

 Three war dog teams are poised to join Reps. Marsha BlackburnMarsha BlackburnTrump's Twitter lockout raises safeguard concerns Anti-pyramid scheme legislation is necessary to protect consumers from fraud Former Tennessee rep enters race for Corker's Senate seat MORE (R-Tenn.), Gus Bilirakis (R-Fla.), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.), Dina Titus (D-Nev.) and Don YoungDon YoungAlaska senator proposes drilling in Arctic refuge Overnight Energy: Perry takes heat for sexual assault comments | Clovis withdraws nomination for USDA post | Battle lines drawn on Arctic refuge drilling | Energy regulator back to full strength Senators spar over proposal to drill in Alaska wildlife refuge MORE (R-Alaska), along with officials from Mission K9 Rescue and the American Humane Association, for what organizers say is to “make an urgent case for bringing home all our four-footed veterans who save lives on the battlefield and on the home front.”

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 Supporters say each war dog saves the lives of an estimated 150 to 200 service members but don’t always follow military vets home at the end of a tour of duty. The group will be gathering Wednesday afternoon in the Cannon House Office Building.