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K9 Edo – Charlotte County, Florida

Died 12/11/17 Charlotte County Sheriff’s missing K-9 found dead could have been hit by car The Charlotte County Sheriff’s office has announced that their missing K-9 was found dead on Monday morning. The North Port Police Department says a necropsy has been completed on Edo. The initial findings are that the internal injuries to Edo are consistent with being hit …

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K9 Remy – Lakeland, Florida

Died 11/28/17 Handler – Officer Back Polk County officers honor K9, diagnosed with cancer, one last time When Lakeland police found out he was diagnosed with cancer, they were heartbroken. Remy’s family made the decision for him to no longer suffer, and his K9 family wanted to honor him one more time. He wasn’t alone when he headed to the …

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K9 Clover – Bonifay, Florida

Died – 11/27/17 Handler – Officer Jody Long A final farewell to K9 Clover Bonifay Police Department bid a final farewell Monday to a retired K9-Unit police service dog. K9 Clover passed away with her handler Officer Jody Long and extended police family by her side, BPD officials stated in an email. After being trained at Southern Hills Kennels in …

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K9 Clover – Bonifay, Florida

Died – 11/24/17 Handler – Officer Jody Long Bonifay Police Department bid a final farewell Monday to a retired K9-Unit police service dog. K9 Clover passed away with her handler Officer Jody Long and extended police family by her side, BPD officials stated in an email. After being trained at Southern Hills Kennels in Florida, she joined the unit in …

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K9 Neo – Apopka, Florida

Handler – Officer Paul Rehn Retired Apopka Police Department K-9 Neo passed this week after a long life of service to the community, the police department announced in a Friday, October 27, press release. Neo, an energetic and dedicated Belgian Malinois, joined the force as a 16-month-old pup in 2004. He spent a 10-year career with Apopka police Officer Paul …

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K9 Jax – Port Orange, Florida

Died – 10/15/17 Handler – Ofc. Richard Clark Port Orange K9 passes away after illness causes complications It is with deep sadness that the Port Orange Police Department announces the passing of one of our agency’s canines, Jax, after complications from an illness. Jax served the City of Port Orange and its residents, with his handler Ofc. Richard Clark, from …

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K9 Gator – University of Florida

Died – 9/25/17 Handler – Lt. Matt Davis Retired UF police K9 ‘Gator’ passes away A retired K9 with the University of Florida Police Department has passed away. “Gator” served with UFPD from June 2007 until his retirement in April 2016. After his retirement he remained with his handler, Lt. Matt Davis, and his family. “Our fearless, handsome, stubborn, peanut …

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K9 Jessie – Orlando, Florida

Handler – Lt. Ronald Verbal Orlando Fire Department mourns loss of arson-detecting dog The Orlando Fire Department’s Arson and Bomb Squad is mourning the death of their furriest member — a black lab named Jessie. The 8-year-old dog who passed from natural causes last week worked for the department as an arson dog for more than six years, Fire Department …

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K9 Hooch – Jacksonville, Florida

Handler – Officer Spear Jacksonville P.D. K9 Dies After Emergency Surgery The Jacksonville Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its active-duty K9s after it suffered a medical emergency. JPD announced Thursday that Hooch, an 8-year-old Belgian Malinois who had been with the department since 2011 died this week. K-9 Hooch’s handler, Ofc. Scott Spear, noticed that he …

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K9 Dingo – MWD – Jacksonville, Florida

Died – 5/10/17 Handler – Nick Converso He served his country with honor and fidelity befitting a warrior who protected his comrades on battlefields in distant lands, as well as his community at home. It was a devotion matched only by the love of his handler. Dingo, a retired Military Working K-9, was memorialized with full military honors Saturday morning …

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