Police dogs do a lot with their handlers and losing one not because it got killed during duty is all the more heartbreaking. The nine-year-old doggo reportedly contracted an illness so the dog had to be euthanized.
– A police dog has been euthanized.
– The dog contracted an illness.
– The dog has been a police dog for five years now.
The dog has been with the police department in Orange County since August 2013. The dog has been part of more than 500 searches and 60 arrests.
He also became part of the team that busted crimes involving illegal narcotics and money. The dog started to show flu-like symptoms and was taken to the vet. After assessing the dog’s health, they decided they had to put the doggo down.
The dog was best known for taking several punches to the head during a pursuit last February.
Read the unfortunate story by Jonathan Winslow here – https://www.ocregister.com/