The dogs joined the department through a grant from the Animal Farm Foundation of New York and Universal K9 of San Antonio. The two groups work together to save pit bulls from shelters and train them to become police dogs. “They want to show the country … Link.
McIntosh decided to apply for a grant from Universal K9 in order to receive his new partner. Duke’s journey then led him to Mountainburg where he will serve as a narcotics detection dog. Duke will be Mountainburg Police Department’s first K9 officer … Link.
… in Johns Creek is hoping to raise $20,000 to build a police K-9 training facility. Leadership Johns Creek aims to establish the facility because it would eliminate the need for police dogs and officers to travel to nearby cities, or get permission to … Link.
said the death of a Wichita police K9 officer has struck a chord with him. “We come to the point where we trust those dogs, to some point, with our lives,” said Deputy Lucas Powell. Powell has been a K-9 handler with Sedgwick County for several years. Link.
said the death of a Wichita police K9 officer has struck a chord with him. “We come to the point where we trust those dogs, to some point, with our lives,” said Deputy Lucas Powell. Powell has been a K9 handler with Sedgwick County for several years. Link.
WELLINGTON, Kan. A K-9 handler who knew Rooster and his handler said police dogs and their handlers have a very special bond. Wellington Police Sergeant Bryan Stewart said his K-9, Reed, is more than just pet. He’s his partner. “A dog as a partner is so … Link.
Athena is the first K-9 working with Dallas ISD Police Department. The puppy was already hard at work checking out schools on her first official day. “She is the sweetest dog ever, and some folks are going to have some pre-conceived notions, but that’s … Link.
It’s not known what will be done with the dog’s ashes. Rooster is the first Wichita police canine killed in the line of duty. The death means the department’s K9 unit now has four dog/handler teams. “They’re a very small group, but they’re very … Link.
“He was a hard working dog for his handler and the department. He did everything his handler asked of him. He will be missed,” police said in a news release. A memorial service honoring WPD's K-9 Officer Rooster is scheduled from 1-1:30 p.m. on … Link.
A graphic circulated by the WPD following the death of K9 officer Rooster. Credit Courtesy of Wichita Police Department Twitter. Ramsay says that because the situation unfolded very quickly, the dog was not wearing a bulletproof vest. While it’s not … Link.