Putnam: Eagle Scout creates K9 scent wall Evan Trabold’ project will help keep police dogs’ odor detection skills sharp. Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/2eW4Xct Link.

Herc, a retired Buffalo police dog, has died. Herc, a German shepherd … But the family who owned him ended up finding the dog to be a little hard to handle. A retired Amherst K-9 officer and a boarding kennel owners came across him and thought he … Link.

“He’s one of the best ambassadors the police department could have,” said Stone. DJ is an 11-year-old Belgian Malinois shepherd dog that was born on Dec. 23, 2005. He was partnered with Officer Williams in 2007 after the K9 program was activated … Link.

The new dog park, officially named Cubby’s Dog Park at Bernal, honors the Pleasanton Police Department’s K9 officer Cubby, whose human handler was Officer Jay Graves. The department’s K9 unit was established in 1974, and Cubby was the first to join … Link.

The nonprofit works with law enforcement agencies needing police dogs. A trained K-9 can detect narcotics, bombs and track down missing people, and usually comes at a $10,000 to $15,000 price tag for the trained K-9 alone, Schiller said. Police departments … Link.