"It's just great to see the joy on their face! It brings us joy too, but it's nice to just see them have a day where they can just be themselves and be kids again, and not have to worry about being in the hospital," said one member of the SWAT team, dressed as "The Wolverine"
"As they get older and more and more used to the families that they're around, these dogs, they're like a pet, and they love their handlers and their families," said Skinner, who is also the chairman of the legislative committee for the Sheriffs' Association of Texas. "So why not give them the ability if they're qualified to be a caretaker for their dog?"
A mom in Illinois posted on social media that an officer with the Loves Park (IL) Police Department made their day when he stopped to take a picture with her daughter and his K-9 partner.
Officers with the Warsaw (IN) Police Department are mourning the loss of a K-9 that recently retired from the agency due to illness.
A K-9 with the Las Vegas Metro Police Department is expected to recover after being stabbed while taking down a suspect involved in a standoff situation on Saturday.