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Indiana K-9 Gets Body Armor Thanks to Kindness of Local Business Owner

The Shipshewana (IN) Police Department equips its officers—such as Officer Nick Byroad—with body armor, but did not have the resources available to do the same for Byroad's new K-9 partner, Yogi.

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National Police Dog Foundation Accepting Applications for Heat Alarm Grants

In 2018, thanks to a matching donation from Spirit of Blue, the National Police Dog Foundation K-9 Heat Alarm Fund will fund 12 Heat Alarm Grants to law enforcement agencies with the hope of bringing awareness to the issue.

K-9 Camera and Mount

Bounce Imaging's K-9 camera and mount allows 360-degree monitoring fit for any budget.

FirstSpear Ergonomic Canine Vest

K2-FirstSpear Ergonomic Canine Vest was designed by K2 Solutions' military working dog veterinarian to allow for uninhibited stride and shoulder movement.

KS Boy, 7, Raises Money to Buy K-9 Ballistic Vest

Grant Schroeder used his grandmother's cookies at a recent bake sale to raise $1,200 for a vest to protect an Olathe (KS) PD K-9.

Video: 10-Year-Old Skips Birthday Presents to Buy VA K-9 Vest

All Virginia Beach (VA) Police Department K-9s now have ballistic vests, and one of them was donated by a 10-year-old girl. She asked for donations instead of having a birthday party to help raise the funds needed to buy a K-9 vest.

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Announces Washington D.C. Area K-9 Grant

The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation at The Giving Back Fund will be distributing a grant to the Arlington County (MD) Police Department that will be used to purchase K-9 vests.

Bark-9 Armor Carrier

Safariland's all-new Protech Tactical Bark-9 carrier is designed to meet the needs of police dogs for coverage, flexibility, and maneuverability.

Can We Minimize K-9 Deaths?

In 2015, 27 police dogs were killed on duty, compared to an average of 10 dogs killed each year 15 years ago. This year, eight police K-9s were killed in January alone.

CNN's Anderson Cooper and Retired SEAL Donate K-9 Ballistic Vests

Three days after a Norfolk, VA, police dog was shot and killed in a standoff with a man who'd barricaded himself in his home, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper has donated enough money to outfit the Police Department's entire K-9 unit with ballistic vests.