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K9 Dega – Round Rock, Texas

Round Rock police, Pet Loss Center to honor fallen canine officer Dega The Round Rock Police Department and the Pet Loss Center of Austin have come together to honor Dega, a deeply loved canine officer who served the City of Round Rock for nine years. Dega will be held a traditional police memorial, which will include an officer procession, appearances …

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K9 Rokky – Harker Heights, Texas

Died – 10/2/17 Handler – Officer Gabrielle Guerra Harker Heights mourns loss of police K9 The Harker Heights Police Department announced the passing of K9 Rokky on Monday. “Rokky passed away earlier this morning, surrounded by those who meant the most to him including his partner, Officer Gabrielle Guerra and family,” the police department said. Rokky was with the department …

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K9 Torro – Waco, Texas

Police dog that survived kidney failure euthanized Torro, a Waco Police Department service dog that survived acute kidney failure in 2011 and helped capture two suspects on his first day back on the job has been euthanized because of ongoing health problems. Torro worked for three more years after battling back from kidney failure with the help of a number …

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K9 Sara – Cherokee County, Texas

Died – 9/5/17 1st Handler – Detective Martin Pepin 2nd Handler – Detective Brent Dickson Cherokee County K-9 Officer dies Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Officer, Sara, passed away on September 5, 2017. K-9 Officer Sara was born in November 2007 in Poland. She made her way to the United States to Jackson, Mississippi. She was ultimately recruited by the …

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K9 Falco – Bryan, Texas

Died – 8/17/17 Handler – Officer James Hauke Retired Bryan K-9 dies; served 7 years Falco was a good boy. The K-9 officer for the Bryan Police Department once uncovered 23 pounds of marijuana just by using his nose, ut he also loved pats and ear scratches from children. His favorite toy was a rubber Kong-brand ball, and he was …

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K9 Roady – Liberty Hill, Texas

Died – 8/12/17 Handler – Chief Randy Williams K9 Officer Roady remembered for loving heart, law enforcement service Retired K9 Officer Roady died Saturday from complications following spinal surgery. Roady, the beloved Liberty Hill police German Shepherd who spent his life with former Chief Randy Williams and his wife, Karen, was eight and one-half years old. Roady was born in …

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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 Marko – Graham, Texas

Died – 7/19/17 1st Handler – Deputy Devin Wright 2nd Handler – Officer Austin Lawrence Graham Police Department mourning loss of K9 Officer On July 19, 2017, Marko, a 7 year old German Shepard and K9 officer was lost due to complications from medical conditions affecting in particular, his spleen. Marko was a dual purpose canine, who joined the Graham …

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K9 Viper – Waco, Texas

Handler – Officer Ray Woodruff Veteran Waco police dog Viper dies A five-year veteran Waco police dog died Tuesday after health issues prompted the dog’s retirement in March. Viper, a 7-year-old Belgian Malinois, died at a Woodway veterinary office with his handler, Officer Ray Woodruff, by his side. The vet determined joint pain has progressed to compromise the dog’s quality …

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K9 Hondo – New Braunfels, Texas

Handler – Detective Chris Scott New Braunfels Police Department loses beloved retired K-9 The New Braunfels Police Department is mourning the loss of a beloved K-9 that passed away over the weekend from natural causes. Retired K-9 Hondo served the department’s canine unit alongside Detective Chris Scott for six years. Since his retirement, he has been a member of Scott’s …

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