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K-9 Units Compete in Desert Dog Trials

The 2019 Desert Dog Trials were held last weekend in Scottsdale, AZ. The event is sponsored by...

The Arizona Law Enforcement Canine Association in conjunction with the City of Scottsdale and the Scottsdale Police Department K-9 unit held the 2019 Desert Dog Police K9 Trials last weekend (April 6 and April 7) at Scottsdale Stadium.

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K-9 Units Compete in Desert Dog Trials

The 2019 Desert Dog Trials were held last weekend in Scottsdale, AZ. The event is sponsored by...

During the Trials, attendees watched as police, military, and government K-9 teams from Arizona and Mexico competed in a variety of field exercises. In addition, some of the competing teams gave demonstrations of their capabilities.

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How To Retire a Police K-9

Agencies that field K-9 units need to plan for how the dogs will be cared for after they have...

Handlers and agencies should decide early on who will be taking on which costs and responsibilities for a dog retiring from law enforcement work.