Veterinarian Updates

Quick Facts on Heat Injury in K-9s

Summer is a dangerous time for K-9s Heat injury remains one of the top causes of sudden death in working dogs, and even in less-serious cases, can limit the effectiveness of law enforcement dogs in the field. Research in this field over the past ten years has led to new ideas about the [...]

By |2019-04-01T10:39:50-08:00April 1st, 2019|Active K-9 Medical Fund, Articles, K-9 Heat Alarm Fund, Spotlight, Veterinarian Updates|Comments Off on Quick Facts on Heat Injury in K-9s

SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Ron Dalzell

Dr. Dalzell never stops taking care of the K-9s. SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Ron Dalzell In our continuing Spotlight Series that spotlights volunteers, donors, and organizations who support K-9s across the nation, NPDF is putting the spotlight on Dr. Ron Dalzell, a founding member of NPDF and also part of the NPDF Medical Advisory [...]

2017 NPDF SoCal Medical Examinations

Dr. Dalzell is assisted by board member, Evan Anderson at the 2017 NPDF SoCal K-9 Medical Examinations. Thanks to the National Police Dog Foundation, each year about 35 K-9s from three Southern California counties gather to receive free medical examinations to ensure optimal health as they serve our communities. On May 30th-31st, 2017, [...]

By |2017-07-03T20:48:49-08:00June 28th, 2017|Active K-9 Medical Fund, Articles, Events, Retired K-9 Medical Fund, Veterinarian Updates|Comments Off on 2017 NPDF SoCal Medical Examinations

CSUN Police Services introduces new K-9 unit to the campus

Students, faculty and staff gathered at the Bayramian Lawn on Tuesday to meet Daisy, the new K-9 unit for CSUN Police Services, and learn about what she does for not only the department, but the campus as well. Daisy is officer Virgil Messmore’s new partner and she is a mix between European Labrador and American [...]

K-9 Courage Program from Zoetis

RIMADYL, by Zoetis, is the first and original FDA-approved medication developed specifically for dogs to improve their mobility by reducing joint pain and inflammation. "We've used RIMADYL before and it gave our dogs several years of quality life. Our dog Shotoku, a lovely golden retriever, lived until 15, definitely thanks to RIMADYL. Sho's [...]