National Geographic : 1943 Jan
100 The National Geographic Magazine "Hold Still, Till I Brush the Burrs Out of Your Hair!" Nails are pedicured. Hair is washed in "Shampooch." If dogs get wet in rainy weather, they're carefully rubbed dry at bedtime. If necessary, temperatures are taken. Among canine recruits are many which, in private life, have sold for upwards of $500 each. "Look in His Ear and See If He's an Army Dog" Army horses and mules are branded on hip or shoulder. A dog is tattooed inside one ear with his official serial number. Veterinarians do this with an electric needle, which works like a fountain pen (page 108).