“The male began kicking and punching K9 Veda and on-scene troopers,” the posted … released by police yet – is facing resisting arrest, interference with a police dog, assault on a police officer, as well as an outstanding warrant. Link.

Injuring a K-9 would remain a third-degree felony … Iwamoto says she wants to amend the law after two Unified police dogs were recently killed in the line of duty. Dingo, a Belgian Malinois, was killed last summer attempting to grab hold of a suspect … Link.

The suspect, who was not identified, was charged with resisting arrest and assault on a police dog. The dog, identified on the New Hampshire Canine Trooper’s Association Facebook page as K9 Veda of the New Hampshire State Police, was uninjured and cleared … Link.

the department would borrow dogs from other local agencies when necessary. Christol told commissioners the department requested the use of K9 officers from the Chattanooga Police Department and Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office 41 times in 2016. The city … Link.

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Maine Democratic lawmaker’s bill would allow trained police officers, firefighters and emergency … provide emergency veterinary care can drastically improve a dog’s chance of survival. Her bill is scheduled for a Tuesday … Link.