K-9 officer retires from St. Charles Co. PD with success rate 4x more than normal

ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV) – K-9 hero, Tank, is enjoying a well-deserved retirement after an eventful career with the St. Charles County Police Department. Tank served for seven years as a K-9 officer and is retiring with a 47 percent success rate, four times that of an average K-9 officer…Read More

Santa Rosa County K-9 Unit takes first place in Southeastern States Manhunt, Single Leash Division

SANTA ROSA COUNTY, Fla. — The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office congratulated their K-9 Unit Bloodhounds and K-9 Zinc for winning 1st place in the 2023 Southeastern States Manhunt, Single Leash Division. The Southeastern State Manhunt Field Trials is a competition hosted by the Escambia County Road Prison. It’s a competition that stimulates conditions law enforcement K-9 teams experience when locating a suspect or lost child…Read More

Ohakea opens purpose-built facility for military working dogs

A new facility cementing the New Zealand Defence Forces’ commitment to strengthen its infrastructure for two and four-legged personnel is open. Ōhakea’s Operations Squadron has officially moved into the purpose-built residence, which can house more than a dozen military working dogs…Read More

Police dogs to be given collar numbers in North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire Police has started issuing dogs with collar numbers. Assistant Chief Constable Elliot Foskett said the move was in recognition of dogs being colleagues rather than just assets. The animals will also have their names added to a new Police Dog Roll of Honour at the force’s headquarters when they retire or are killed in the line of duty…Read More

Kaukauna PD K-9 Rocko makes final patrol Saturday

KAUKAUNA — Saturday marks the final patrol shift for Kaukauna Police Department K-9 Rocko with his handler Officer Lucas Meyer. Rocko began his career as Kaukauna’s first police K-9 in 2015 when he and Meyer began training together. Throughout their career Rocko and Meyer have nearly 800 career deployments resulting in the seizure of large sums of illegal narcotics, to include pounds of methamphetamine, as well as 14 illegally possessed Firearms…Read More

Gino, a True Dogface Soldier

FORT STEWART, Ga – Gino, a U.S. Army military working dog (MWD) assigned to the 93rd Military Working Dog Detachment, 385th Military Police Battalion, is currently a semi-finalist in the American-Humane Hero Dog Awards…Read More