Who doesn’t love puppies? If you said “me,” this one’s not for you. We all know that police departments across the country feature K-9 units. The K-9 unit employs dogs that are specifically trained to assist police and other law-enforcement personnel. Link.
“This is going to get our K-9 program back on track,” said Chief Viadero. The police chief noted that police have been training a German shepherd for the past several weeks. The department would acquire that dog if the animal passes required testing an … Link.
FAIRMONT — Over his decades-long career as a Fairmont police officer, Day Shift Sgt. David McGlone had always liked the idea of working with a K-9 partner. Then, just over five years ago, McGlone was finally asked by the department to work with a dog … Link.
BOW – A retired and beloved police officer took his last ride through … After Osci retired, K9 Officer Roxy and her handler Matt Pratte filled the role. The dogs are able to outlast humans at times – such as when it comes to finding a missing person … Link.
The Throw Away Dogs Project trains homeless dogs to be police dogs. “I wanted to re-purpose shelter rescue dogs, give them a second chance,” said Carol Skaziak, President and Founder of Throw Away Dogs. And, as the wife of a police officer, Skaziak knows … Link.
Santa Clara’s police K-9 teams are grateful for the gift from students of the Foothill DeAnza College Veterinary Technology Program. Learn out about the authentic cattle drive, free and discounted tickets, concert lineup, fantastic new rides, fair food and … Link.
“Across the nation, there have been several dogs that have died due to the exposure.” Dr. Pratt, with Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital and Officer Laas, who also sits on the board of the Colorado Police K-9 Association, are working on a plan to train all K-9 … Link.
The most important thing, however, is that the police dog shares a bond with its handler. “It’s been a learning experience. I had to overcome my nerves first, and we have to get used to each other,” said Justin Solis, who is training to become a K-9 … Link.
Police dogs are nothing new, but when a photographer captured images of new K-9 recruits Lucky Star, Schumann, Feida, Brother, AJ and Full Moon for Taiwan’s National Police Agency, the internet went crazy. When they grow into their uniforms, they’ll be … Link.
To date, Universal K9 has sent more than 30 dogs pit bulls, of some variation, to police departments and sheriff’s departments across the country. Link.