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K9 Robby – Waterloo, Iowa

Died – 7/28/17 Handler – Sgt. Gus Farmer Long-serving K9 officer for Waterloo PD dies of bone cancer A dog that for nearly 10 years served as a K9 officer with the Waterloo Police Department has died after a short battle with bone cancer. K-9 Officer Robby died July 28th. Robby was a 12 year old Belgian Malinois who began …

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K9 Kimbo – Corpus Christi, Texas

Died 7/28/17 Handler – Officer Jon McGinley Retired Corpus Christi police K-9 dies of natural causes Retired Corpus Christi police K-9 Kimbo has died of natural causes. Jon McGinley, Kimbo’s handler, took the K-9 to Temple when he retired, said senior officer Travis Pace. Kimbo was a bite dog and was his primary job with the department was to subdue …

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K9 Bea – Huron County, Ohio

Died – 7/27/17 Handler – Detective Sgt. Josh Querin Police K-9 Bea fondly remembered The community lost a friendly, furry friend recently. Retired police dog Bea died early Thursday night. She was one-half of the crime-fighting canine unit with former Huron County Sheriff’s Detective Sgt. Josh Querin, who was her handler for nearly seven years. “She turned 14 in May. …

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K9 Odin – Troutman, North Carolina

Died 7/27/17 Handler – Officers Chris Atwood and Rusty Jones K9 Odin passes away A memorial service has been planned for Odin, the Troutman Police Department K9 dog that died of cancer Wednesday. The memorial and burial of Odin’s ashes will be held at 5 p.m. on Monday at the Troutman Police Department. Odin was a German Shepherd donated to …

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MWD Cena – US Marines – Muskegon, Michigan

Died 7/26/17 Handler – Lance Cpl. Jeffrey DeYoung Community turns out for U.S. Marine veteran dog’s last ride More than 100 people, 30 Jeeps and about 35 American flags gathered in honor of a four-legged Marine veteran on Wednesday, July 26. The event at the USS LST 393 Museum was a final send off for Cena, a 10-year-old black lab …

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K9 Rico – West Lafayette, Indiana

Died 7/26/17 Handler – Sergeant Michael Brewer West Lafayette police announce passing of K9 partner ‘Rico’ The West Lafayette Police Department has a heavy heart following the sudden passing of their former K9 partner, “Rico.” The dog unexpectedly had to be euthanized on Wednesday due to a medical condition. The department’s sympathy goes our to his handler, Sergeant Michael Brewer, …

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K-9 Garik – Lexington, Kentucky

Died – 7/26/17 Handler – Ofc. Burnette LEX PD K-9 Officer Garik Dies After a battle with a medical issue, K-9 Officer Garik lost his life Wednesday. Garik had retired and was in a specially designed wheelchair after vets discovered a degenerative bone spur on his spine. The 7-year-old German Shepherd had retired back in March but still made appearances …

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K9 Flak – Jonesboro, Arkansas

K9 Flak has died The Jonesboro Police Department said they’re saddened as the search is on for K9 Officer Flak’s replacement. Flak was laid to rest on Monday after battling bone cancer.Paul Holmes with JPD said on Tuesday, the department has faced a great loss, including production capability.

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K9 Axel – Sonoma County, California

Died 7/25/17 1st Handler – Deputy Adrian Mancilla 2nd Handler – Deputy Jerry Turney Sonoma County sheriff’s K-9, Axel, remembered as gentle, hardworking Axel, a longtime Sonoma County sheriff’s K-9, was euthanized Tuesday, the sheriff’s office reported following a nearly nine-year career with the department. The 13 year old Belgian Malinois worked with two Sonoma County deputies, and was trained …

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