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K9 Titan – Waterloo, Canada

Died – 4/6/17 Waterloo Regional Police mourn passing of canine member Titan German shepherd worked on force since 2015, made 18 captures Waterloo Regional Police officials are saddened to bid goodbye to much-adored team member, Titan, a three-and-a-half-year-old German shepherd police dog that died Thursday, April 6, due to a sudden illness. The shepherd, which recently helped catch a knife-wielding …

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K9 Tika – Winkler, Canada

Died – 3/18/17 Handler – Constable Arnie Klassen Faithful Police Dog Passes Away After Seven Years Of Service After nearly seven years of service, Winkler Police Service Dog, Tika, passed away. Winkler Police note Tika passed away March 18 after a rapid decline in health and a series of health complications. Assigned to partner, Constable Arnie Klassen, Tika was the …

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K9 Magnum, Guelph, Canada

Handler – Constable McMichan Guelph Police remember service dog ‘Magnum’ A sad day for Guelph Police as one of their furry officers has passed away. The K9 named ‘Magnum’ was an active officer with Guelph Police for over seven years, and responsible for capturing 184 suspects with his partner– Constable McMichan. Constable McMichan says Magnum retired back in 2011, and …

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K9 Maverick – Hamilton, Canada

Died – 9/2/16 Handler – Const. Johnny Sabatini Hamilton police dog Maverick dies four shifts before retirement The Hamilton Police Service is reeling from the death of one of its members — eight-year-old police service dog Maverick — who died tragically from unexpected medical complications just days before he was set to retire at the home of his handler. Const. …

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K9 Knight – Peterborough, Canada

Died – 3/14/16 Handler – Const. Brent Mason Retired city police dog Knight dies Retired Peterborough Police dog Knight died Monday. Knight retired from the force in 2012 at nine years old.The German shepherd spent his retirement years with his former handler, Const. Brent Mason. Knight was euthanized Monday after a brief illness, said Insp. Dan Smith. “We’re saddened by …

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K9 Helo – Nova Scotia, Canada

Died 1/19/16 Handler – Const. Mark Skinner Star RCMP puppy in training dies after eating rope and rocks An RCMP plan to document the lives of two German shepherd puppies during their training has ended sadly for one of the canine recruits. The Halifax division announced Tuesday one of the pups – Helo – has died after ingesting rope and …

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K9 Diesel, Victoria, Canada

Died – 1/17/16 Handler – constable Mark Gray Beloved police dog Diesel dies Victoria Police is mourning the loss of one of its most “brave, fearless and loyal” members – Diesel.The beloved police dog, handled by leading senior constable Mark Gray, died on Sunday as a result of ongoing medical issues. The dog was involved in 120 arrests between 2009 …

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K9 Ares – Orangeville, Canada

Died – 1/8/16 Handler – Const. Tom Dellelce Police mourn ‘valuable member’ of force’s death Whether it was finding illicit drugs, missing persons or recovering stolen property, Ares was always willing to help Orangeville police sniff around. Now, police officers in Orangeville are mourning the death of the nine-year member of its canine unit. On Friday (Jan. 8), police reported …

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K9 Trax – Brockville, Canada

Died – 10/14/15 Handler – Sergeant Shawn Borgford Retired Brockville police dog Trax passes away The Brockville Police Service has announced the death of its retired canine member Trax at the age of 13. Trax spent nine years serving the city. He was effective in areas that included tracking, drug detection, evidence recovery, handler protection and suspect apprehension. Trax worked …

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K9 Riley – Winnipeg, Canada

Police Service Dog ‘Riley’ Loses Cancer Battle Died 10/6/15 Handler – Constable Jeff Katcher It’s a tough day for Winnipeg police. One of the dogs in their K9 unit has died from cancer Oct 6. Riley was five years old and had been working with Constable Jeff Katcher since 2012. K9 unit trainer Patrol Sgt. Wally Antoniuk says it’s tough …

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