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K9 Barnaby – West Fargo, North Dakota

Handler: Earle “Bud” Myers West Fargo Police Department West Fargo search dog dies after years of service Search and rescue bloodhound Barnaby shown with his handler, Earle “Bud” Myers. The 11-year-old bloodhound, who worked for the West Fargo Police Department, died Wednesday. Earle “Bud” Myers remembers the first time he met Barnaby, a tiny puppy huddled in the back of …

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K9 Blitz – Sacramento, California

5/17/15 Handler: Officer Azevedo Retired Sacramento Police K9 Blitz Passes Away The Sacramento Police Department shared the news Sunday that retired K9 Blitz had died. Blitz was peacefully put to rest at the VCA Vet Referral Center following a ride through the streets of Sacramento where he visited several of his old stomping grounds one last time. K9 Blitz’s hearing, …

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K9 Adja – MWD

Died – 5/13/15 Marine dog Adja served as a bomb dog for four deployments, retired, and was adopted by a Marine veteran, who gave her a wonderful life. But terrible arthritic pain ended up wracking the 13-year-old shepherd’s body, and he finally knew the time had come. He built her a casket himself and arranged for an honor guard to …

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K9 Rex – Shenandoah County, Virginia

Died – 5/4/15 Handler – Deputy Victor Green Mysterious death of drug dog prompts sheriff’s investigation The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office has called in the state veterinarian to conduct an autopsy after the mysterious death Monday of Rex, the agency’s drug detection dog. Deputy Victor A. Green found the 4 1/2-year old Belgian Malinois dead in a Sheriff’s Office K-9 …

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K9 Barrett – Muskegon, Michigan

Handler: Sgt. Eric Ridout Retired Muskegon County K-9 deputy dies Retired K-9 dog, Barrett, who worked with the Muskegon County Sheriff’s Office for years, has died. Barrett started at the sheriff’s office in 2005 and worked with Muskegon County Sheriff’s Sgt. Eric Ridout, his handler, until Barrett retired in 2012. “He led a good life. He was a great dog,” …

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