Anoka County Support K-9 Sugar Isn't Out To Apprehend, But Rather To MendSugar was a New York guide dog before coming to Can Do Canines. Now, the certified therapy dog will use her soothing demeanor to deescalate tense situations.
Stryker Strikes Again! Chisago Co. K-9 Chases Down 2nd Suspect In 2 WeeksA Chisago County K-9 officer named Striker was a hero for the second time in a matter of two weeks.
St. Paul Council To Vote On Settlement For Man Bit By Police DogSt. Paul City Council will vote next week on a $75,000 settlement for a man bitten by a police dog this summer. Police were in Glenn Slaughter's neighborhood in July searching for a suspect. They say a K-9 officer’s collar broke, and the dog was not responding to commands to release.
Top Dogs: St. Paul Police K-9 Unit Wins National CompetitionThe St. Paul Police K-9 unit competed in several competitions in the United States Police K-9 Association's national field dog trials in Illinois.
Officers Learn First Aid Skills To Help K-9 PartnersThere is a certain type of police officer who is more prone to injuries that others -- K-9s. The University of Minnesota's College of Veterinary Medicine is trying to remedy that. They offered a new course for officers from all over the metro.
911 Dispatcher Creates First-Aid Kits For K-9 OfficersPolice canines are usually the first members of law enforcement to enter a dangerous situation. Members of law enforcement tell WCCO that caring for K-9s is quite expensive. Plymouth Police Officer Matt Gliniany says it costs roughly $13,000 to raise and care for a typical police dog.
Bloomington Tree Display To Benefit K-9 CopsIn the season where hundreds of homes are decorated with holiday displays, there's one residence in Bloomington that always draws a crowd. An oak tree in Bob Little’s yard shines bright every year, attracting spectators from all over. In the light of day, an old oak tree may not inspire the holiday spirit. “There isn't Santa Clauses moving, and things spinning, and red this and green that," Little said.
MPD Celebrates Graduation Of 7 New K-9 PartnersThe Minneapolis Police Department is holding a graduation ceremony to honor its newest K-9 officers and their partners. A total of seven officers have recently graduated from K-9 training with their new partners.
5 Local K-9s Take Top Honors at Police TrialsThe Minnesota Department of Corrections team took first place at the 2011 U.S. Police Canine Association National Police Dog Trials.