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Wash. K-9 Stabbed at Domestic Call

September 26, 2013  | 

Photo courtesy of Kent PD.
Photo courtesy of Kent PD.
A Kent (Wash.) Police dog has been released from the hospital and is recovering after he was stabbed by a domestic-violence suspect Tuesday night.

Kato, a German shepherd, needed 50 stitches following the stabbing. Kato had tracked a suspect at 7 p.m. The man stabbed Kato in the shoulder with a pocket knife.

Police arrested the suspect, reports the Seattle Times.


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[email protected] @ 9/26/2013 6:14 PM

I do hope that slimeball is charged with attempted murder of a Police Officer or better yet, send him down here to Sheriff Joes' jail and let those inmates who care for the stray animals explain to him the fundamentals of pain.

Motor jock @ 9/26/2013 8:12 PM

The asshole should have been taken out. If anyone would have done that to my k-9 he would have been carried away in a body bag.

Jim B. @ 9/27/2013 7:46 AM

Get well soon Kato. Can't wait to see you back on the beat. I hope the d-bag gets a long sentence.

TERRY F. ZECH(VAPD RET) @ 10/3/2013 2:25 PM

Good job Kato, I am glad you will recover. I lost my partner to a dental procedure. She was a great tracker and bomb dog. Have your partner give you an extra milk bone for me.

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