During WWII Soviet army used various animals. Some pictures on the topic are for your attention.
The Englishmen on Kola Peninsula near Murmansk
Rybachiy (Fishing) island
Detachment of the reconnaissance men of junior lieutenant I. Ryasin are heading to the enemies’ service area. Northern front. December, 1941.
Ammunition supply in the north of Kola Peninsula
Reindeer is a friend and helper of people.
The cat carrying leaflets to the fascist trenches. Stalingrad, 1943.
A bear cub caught by Soviet soldiers near Kandalaksha, the Murmansk region, Karelian front.