Could be! You might be fighting along side and against some canine buddies soon in Team Fortress 2
. Here's an update on the TF2 blog
that, as always, exhibits that winning Valve sense of humor in announcing something.
From the sounds of it, it the dog will have a cannon that it can use to attack as well as retrieve items for you. I'd love to be able to send a dog out into a dangerous situation to fetch some ammo for me and take out a few baddies along the way as well. Now the question is which class will be privy to a canine companion?