Amid the heroin epidemic, police dogs are increasingly at risk of overdosing while sniffing out drugs. Miami University’s K9 is prepared in case he and his handlers encounter a dangerous situation. K9 Figo recently received a Narcan First Responder Kit. Link.

BUFFALO, NY (Spectrum News/CNN) – Increasingly, police dogs that accidentally overdose while sniffing about for drugs are getting immediate emergency medication from their human partners. The K-9’s receive Narcan, a medication used for treating overdosed … Link.

HUDSON, N.Y. (NEWS10) – With bad batches of heroin circulating in Columbia County, officers are worried about exposure for their K9s. “She goes to work with me and also goes home with me, so we’re very close. The bond is very close you know and she … Link.

A new puppy has joined the force of the Bismarck Police Department. Mesa, a 14-month-old Belgian Malinois German Shepherd mix, is in training to become the department’s third K-9 dog. Mesa will replace K-9 Oscar, who retired this year with some health … Link.