As Waupun Police Chief Dale Heeringa considers the possibility of Yako’s performance starting to decline as well as the health issues that may arise in an aging dog, the department has taken the initiative to start fundraising for the K9 program. Link.
K9 Cort, a certified narcotics detection canine as well as a patrol trafficking dog, will receive a bullet and stab protective vest, according to an Erie County Sheriff’s Office news release. Funds for the vest, which usually value between $1,795 – $2,234 … Link.
Kelontre Barefield — who shot and killed Canton K9 Officer Jethro in January during an attempted burglary — will spend the next 45 years behind bars, 34 of which concern the death of the dog. While each killing of a K9 officer is an indisputably … Link.
Dogs are known for following their noses, a skill that can honed in a competitive sport in which the animals can be tested on their ability to locate toys and treats. The Naperville Area Humane Society enlisted Narnia Pet Behavior and Training to show dog … Link.
The DOC also is examining the purchase of extreme weather alarm equipment for K9 vehicles. On July 7, 2016, Totti, a member of the Drug Interdiction Unit team, was left unattended in a hot vehicle for three hours. The two-year-old dog was unconscious but … Link.
The death of a drug dog that was left in a hot car has prompted an administrative shake-up and other changes designed to safeguard the health of canines used by the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections. The changes were announced Wednesday, less than a … Link.
Fort Leonard Wood’s Military Police Memorial Grove is normally a place where tribute is paid to those military police Soldiers who gave their all in serving their country. However, last Sunday the sacred ground – framed by the synonymous crossed pistols … Link.
Officer Jodi Sautter says he’s not your average K9 officer. “All of the guys kind of make fun of him because he’s just sweet, but when it’s go time he knows he’s going to work. He has a whole nother drive. They’re very high drive dogs and it takes a lot to … Link.
An Atwater police dog called Boss took down a fleeing hit-and-run suspect, Atwater police reported Tuesday. Police were investigating a hit-and-run around 8:50 p.m. Monday near Atwater Boulevard and First Street, officers said. The suspect left the scene … Link.
ANKENY, Iowa — Bosco, the Ankeny Police K9 has free rein at Brown Dog Bakery. Whatever Bosco wants, he gets. “Yeah I kind of treat him like mine, whatever he needs or I think he should have that day,” said Anna Woodcock, owner of the store. Link.