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Baggage-Sniffing Federal Beagle Retires in Style at LAX

November 26, 2008
Customs officials, officers and four-legged colleagues turn out for Shiloh's retirement party. The dog reaches the mandatory federal retirement age of 9 next week.

K-9 Down Training Early Registration Available

October 10, 2008
K-9 Down is a specialized training program for working dog handlers and emergency professionals who respond to injured canines. Upcoming courses will be available in North Carolina, Florida, and New York.

Miami Police Fatally Shoot Suspect Who Fired on Cop, Dog

August 21, 2008
A man armed with two shotguns and a pistol was shot to death by Miami cops in Allapattah on Wednesday morning—but not before he wounded a sergeant and a police dog.

San Diego Police Dog Found Dead in Handler's Patrol Car

June 27, 2008
Authorities are investigating the death of a San Diego police dog who was found dead in the back of his handler's patrol car Friday.

K-9 Tactical Deployment Mat

May 1, 2008
Ray Allen’s self-expanding tactical deployment mat can be used for stake out and perimeter deployment when the weather is cold or the surface is inhospitable. The mat gives your K-9 partner comfort while waiting to react to a suspect or threat.

Houston METRO K-9s Win Narcotic Detection Awards

February 20, 2008
Officers from the K-9 unit of the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas, brought home two awards from the National Narcotic Detector Dog Association seminar held earlier this month in Angleton, Texas.

K-9 Down to Hold Class in NYC

February 15, 2008
K-9 Down is a specialized program designed for professional working dog handlers and emergency rescue personnel—anyone who may respond to K-9 health emergencies in the field.

San Diego Police K-9 Stabbed, Recovering

January 25, 2008
A San Diego police K-9 was stabbed when officers subdued a knife-wielding man at a local motel earlier this week. The dog was treated and released from an animal hospital.

K-9 Left in Handler's Car Found Dead

August 13, 2007
A Chandler, Ariz., K-9 handler found his dog dead in his vehicle after leaving him there following the end of his shift.

Cool K-9 Gear

September 1, 2006

Keep your four-legged partner outfitted with top-notch equipment.

How to Care for Your K-9

October 1, 2005

The excitement of working with a K-9 partner can sometimes overshadow the amount of care and upkeep these animals need. Of course, just like people they need to maintain overall health to excel in the field.

Working with Dogs

October 1, 2005

Whether chasing a fleeing suspect or searching for a missing person, the K-9 handler and his assisting officers have a lot of influence on the success or failure of a canine search. What can a street cop do to hedge his bets when it comes to a successful canine search? We asked a few K-9 vets.

K-9 Sniffs and the Fourth Amendment

June 1, 2005

Under what circumstances is it permissible to use a dog to try to detect the presence of narcotics or dangerous substances without prior suspicion? The Supreme Court has considered this issue in three decisions.

Running with the Big Dogs

May 1, 2005

It’s the middle of the night, and I’m sitting in a marked Decatur (Ill.) Police Department Chevy Tahoe with a big dog—a Belgian Malinois named Rico—and Officer Dan Wise, the third-shift K-9 handler. Over continual rounds of coffee, Skoal, and Mountain Dew, the handlers share some insights about their jobs.

Equipping Your K-9

September 1, 2004

Sometimes it's hard to know what's new in the world of K-9 gear. So to catch you up on the cool stuff that's out there, here's a look at some of the newest and most useful products available for your four-legged partner.

Draw The Line

January 1, 2004

The art of establishing perimeters can mean the difference between success and failure.

Retiring Your K-9

September 1, 2003

Watching your best friend and partner retire can be very difficult; some say traumatic. He’s been by your side every day for years and you’ve put your lives on the line for each other. Now you have to give up that closeness on the job.

Animals Can Get Crooks Into All Sorts of Trouble

August 1, 2003

It's official in Australia now.  When a police K-9 nuzzles your crotch, it's purely social.

The Cost of Starting a K-9 Unit

February 1, 2003

According to the United States Police Canine Association (USPCA), insufficient public funding is the number one reason canine programs fail.

How to...Start a K-9 Unit

February 1, 2003

Initiating your agency’s first K-9 unit is a daunting task. If you’re willing to accept this challenge, then the first thing you need is the support of your department.

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