Did you know that dogs can have PTSD as well? Dogs have a surprising amount in common with humans neurologically, as producer/director of “Canine Soldiers” Nancy Schiesari explains. The bonds we have with dogs isn’t coincidental, her movie explores this complex relationship and how it manifests in military service.

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U.S. Air Force military working dog Jackson sits on a U.S. Army M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle before heading out on a mission in Kahn Bani Sahd, Iraq, Feb. 13, 2007, with his handler, Tech. Sgt. Harvey Holt, of the 732nd Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stacy L. Pearsall) (Released)

U.S. Air Force military working dog Jackson sits on a U.S. Army M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle before heading out on a mission in Kahn Bani Sahd, Iraq, Feb. 13, 2007, with his handler, Tech. Sgt. Harvey Holt, of the 732nd Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stacy L. Pearsall) (Released)