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Retired K-9s Don’t Get Pensions, or do they?

Ecko during his years of active duty. Ecko showing off some of his finds. Thanks to the Zoetis K-9 Courage Program owners of retired K-9s are getting help. The National Police Dog Foundation is proud to be a part of Zoetis’ K-9 Courage program, a healthcare donation [...]

By |2019-03-11T11:38:14-08:00August 27th, 2018|Articles, Grants, Retired K-9 Medical Fund, Sponsors News|Comments Off on Retired K-9s Don’t Get Pensions, or do they?

Santa Barbara County Sheriff has a new deterrent

Ferrari  K-9 Krypto. Krypto is a 15-month-old Black Labrador and a force to be reckoned with. He began working for the Santa Barbara County Sheriff in July 2018, and has already developed quite the reputation as a “push-button Ferrari.” Thanks to the help from the National Police Dog Foundation, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff [...]

By |2018-08-27T19:36:36-08:00August 23rd, 2018|Agency Reports, Articles, K-9 Purchasing Fund|0 Comments

Roeland Park PD, Kansas Gets its first K-9

With the help of the National Police Dog Foundation, Roeland Park PD establishes a K-9 Unit. In June of 2018, the Roeland Park Police Department in Roeland Park, Kansas reached a hard-earned milestone: establishing a K-9 unit. This is thanks to the purchase of their first member: K-9 Rango, a 1-year-old Belgian Malinois [...]

By |2018-08-28T09:45:58-08:00August 23rd, 2018|Agency Reports, Articles, K-9 Purchasing Fund, K-9 Training Fund|Comments Off on Roeland Park PD, Kansas Gets its first K-9

K-9 Chase returns back to his playful self

Thanks to Zoetis retired K-9 Chase gets the medical attention he needs. When K-9 Chase worked for Ventura County Sheriff, he had an accomplished career detecting narcotics. The 7-year-old Labrador has found hundreds of thousands of dollars in everything from suitcases and FedEx packages to oil pans in a [...]

By |2018-07-31T09:20:46-08:00July 30th, 2018|Articles, Grants, Retired K-9 Medical Fund, Sponsors News|Comments Off on K-9 Chase returns back to his playful self

K-9 Luca is about to get certified for Bedford PD, Ohio

K-9 Luca of Bedford, OH, goes through five tennis balls a week. At just 18 months, K-9 Luca is about to become certified working for the Bedford Police Department in Bedford, Ohio. After the German Shepherd’s handler sustained an injury during training, Luca underwent training a second time with his new handler, Patrolman [...]

By |2018-07-30T10:54:12-08:00July 25th, 2018|Agency Reports, Articles, K-9 Purchasing Fund, K-9 Training Fund|Comments Off on K-9 Luca is about to get certified for Bedford PD, Ohio

Reno PD, Nevada Acquires and Trains K-9 Julio

K-9 Julio of Reno PD, Nevada loves "the game." The Reno Police Department in Reno, Nevada purchased K-9 Julio in November 2017. Thanks to financial help from the National Police Dog Foundation, the two-year-old Golden Retriever went through training and certification at Vohne Liche Kennels in Indiana. This experience allowed him to connect [...]

By |2018-07-31T08:06:54-08:00July 25th, 2018|Agency Reports, Articles, K-9 Purchasing Fund, K-9 Training Fund|Comments Off on Reno PD, Nevada Acquires and Trains K-9 Julio

K-9 Bill from Plover PD in Plover, Wisconsin gets the cancer treatment he needs

Non-profits come together to help K-9 Bill. At just three years old, K-9 Bill of the Plover PD in Plover, Wisconsin has not had an easy journey. The department found this German Shepherd/Belgian Malinois mix in a local kennel in August 2017. K-9 Bill, originally from the Czech Republic, [...]

By |2018-07-02T14:48:44-08:00June 29th, 2018|Active K-9 Medical Fund, Articles, Grants|Comments Off on K-9 Bill from Plover PD in Plover, Wisconsin gets the cancer treatment he needs

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Stanford, KY welcomes Luma

Lincoln County, Stanford, KY gets Luma. K-9 Luma is Black Labrador Retriever working for the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office in Stanford, Kentucky. Five months ago, the 2.5-year-old K-9 was purchased by the sheriff’s office. In April, she and Deputy Michael Mullins underwent training at Southern Coast K-9 in Volusia County, Florida. Mullins describes [...]

By |2018-06-29T10:31:17-08:00June 29th, 2018|Agency Reports, Articles, K-9 Purchasing Fund|0 Comments

Garrard County, Kentucky gets K-9 Murphy

The "Han Solo and Chewbacca" of Garrard County. K-9 Murphy is a 20-month-old Belgian Malinois working for the Garrard County PD in Garrard County, Kentucky. Murphy underwent three months of training with his handler, Officer Troy Willard, before joining the department in March. Officer Willard bonded with Murphy on their first day of [...]

By |2018-06-29T08:19:13-08:00June 29th, 2018|Agency Reports, Articles, K-9 Purchasing Fund, K-9 Training Fund|Comments Off on Garrard County, Kentucky gets K-9 Murphy