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K9 Trexx – Gideon, Missouri

Died – July 2015 Gideon police believe poison caused K-9’s death For almost three months, city officials in Gideon, Missouri say they’ve been investigating the death of the police department’s K-9, Trexx. They believe someone intentionally killed the dog and hope someone else comes forward with information.“We do have a couple of people that we are watching very closely right …

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K9 Nikon – Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Died 7/30/15 Handler – Officer Karen Simmons Retired Winston-Salem police dog dies during stomach surgery Nikon and his handler, Officer Karen Simmons, started their careers together in the canine unit seven years ago. Nikon, a 9-year-old Czech Shepard, died during stomach surgery on Thursday. Simmons said Nikon retired last month but had started to get sick in the last couple …

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K9 Zeke – Muldrow, Oklahoma

Died – 7/29/15 Police K9 Dies Of Heat Stroke In Vehicle A K9 has died as the result of a heat stroke, according to the Muldrow Police Department. K9 Zeke was seven years old and had been with the department more than four years. The dog was inside of a patrol unit for longer than an hour. The officer on …

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K9 Ajo – Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

Died – 7/29/15 Retired K9 Broken Arrow police dog passes away in sleep The Broken Arrow Police Department is mourning the loss of one of their own this week. Police say retired K9 officer, Ajo, passed away in his sleep Wednesday night and was found Thursday morning. BPD says there were no indications that Ajo wasn’t well and that he …

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K9 Watson – Hagerstown, Maryland

Died 7/28/15 Handler – Trooper Douglas Lowry Hagerstown Police Department mourns the passing of K9 Watson Last Tuesday, the Hagerstown Police Department lost one of their own, K9 Watson. For the past five years, Watson and his handler, retired Maryland State Police Corporal Douglas Lowry, volunteered their time to assist the Hagerstown Police Department by tracking missing people, suspects and …

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K9 Neeko – Coos County, Oregon

K9 put down due to complications from back surgery A slew of medical problems is forcing the Coos County Sheriff’s Office to say goodbye to one of its most beloved members — K-9 Neeko. Complications from back surgery have left the sheriff’s office no option but to put down its tracking and patrol apprehension dog. Purchased in 2012 using a …

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K9 Rico – MWD

Died 7/28/15 MWD Rico (H115) Rico’s 12+ year old kidneys were starting to give up on him, and a very difficult decision to euthanize Rico.

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K9 Niko – Fontuna, California

Died – 7/26/15 Fontana Police Department’s youngest K9 dies The Fontana Police Department reported that its youngest K9, Niko, died on July 26 due to an unexpected medical condition. Niko and his handler were responding to a call for service when he dropped to the ground and began having a seizure. Niko was rushed to the hospital, but took his …

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K9 Gunner – Avery County, North Carolina

Died – 7/25/17 Police dog killed by stray dog An Avery County, North Carolina, Sheriff’s Department police dog was killed by a stray dog on Saturday. Deputy Preston Slagle of the Carter County Sheriff’s Department reported he was routine patrol in Roan Mountain at 11:45 a.m. Saturday when he noticed several Avery County patrol cars parked on the side of …

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K9 Rudy – Colorado Springs, Colorado

Died – 7/25/15 Retired CSPD K9, three-time Iraq war vet ‘Rudy’ dies from cancer A retired Colorado Springs police K9 who also served three tours in Iraq succumbed to an aggressive form of cancer Saturday, the department announced. ‘Rudy’ the Belgium Malinois was assigned to Officer Mike Juhl in 2010 and completed 440 hours of basic canine patrol and field …

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