• New Program Will Offer Same Emergency Transport For Injured K-9s As Officers

    20 days ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Though K-9s put themselves at the same risk as their police handlers, they don't receive completely equal treatment when it comes to healthcare. These dogs enter crime scenes, chase down criminals, and sniff out missing persons and weapons. They can be, and often are, severely injured doing this important but dangerous work.
    However, when a human officer gets severely injured in the line of duty, they're put into an ambulance or helicopter for fast transport to a hospital. When a police dog experiences similar trauma , their handler places them in the back of a squad car to speed through...
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