Why Are So Many Dogs Named Cooper?Author:Tom RicksPublish date:Jul 13, 2018 7:30 AM EDTU.S. Army Spc. Kory Wiels and his military working canine Cooper take a break after searching a house for weapons and homemade explosives in Arab Jabour, southern Baghdad, Iraq, during operations June 29, 2007.U.S. Army/Spc. Olanrewaju AkinwunmiI mean, they don’t “coop” anything. This Cooper was in Iraq.