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.

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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.