Diamond in the “Ruff”

Most of the dogs that succeed as a police K9 have been purposefully bred to become the best dogs they can be, but sometimes out of a shelter or rescue, comes a diamond in the “ruff.”
In this episode, learn about a couple k9 recruits that fit that description, plus: responsibilities of a K9 handler, the selection process for choosing the right dogs, and the rescue that helped bring a couple standouts into the law enforcement fold.

Keeping a Legacy Alive

A foundation born from tragedy helps provide and protect K9s to law enforcement while keeping the memory of a special police officer alive. Find out about an upcoming event which will let you help them accomplish their mission.

Officer Down!

A Washington K9 is shot during a police pursuit. Details on his condition and what led to the gunfight.

Episode 3- Guide Dogs for the Blind

The American Canine Podcast- Meet an alumni of Guide Dogs for the Blind. She has had a guide dog companion for more than 30 years. Find out why her dog is more than a best friend and learn how another guide dog graduate became a hero on 9/11 as we look back at the 19th anniversary of those terror attacks.

Born to Run

To mark National Police K9 Day, runners hit the streets to help raise money and awareness for a great non-profit, K9s United. Find out more about their important mission in this week’s post.