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Dutch Shepherds in the News (September 2019)

Did you see a Dutch Shepherd somewhere? Out in public? On Television? In a movie?
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Dutch Shepherds in the News (September 2019)

Post by centrop67 » Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:10 pm

State police announce passing of retired explosives K9
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www.abc27.com wrote:Jan, a Dutch shepherd, began his career in 2008 and was based in the Troop H Harrisburg area.

“He spent his entire career protecting and serving the Commonwealth in constant search of explosive materials and firearms, keeping untold numbers of citizens safe,” police said in a Facebook post.
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Post by centrop67 » Tue Sep 03, 2019 2:07 pm

Liberty K-9 officer ready for first day of school
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www.tribtoday.com wrote:Leo is a 17-month-old Dutch Shepherd, named after slain Girard police officer Justin Leo. He will work part-time in the Liberty School District to assist the school resource officers in tasks such as locker checks and building searches to look for drugs or to track a lost or missing person.
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Post by centrop67 » Wed Sep 04, 2019 2:12 pm

CPW K9s can track down poachers, scare bears
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www.9news.com wrote: Breed: Dutch Shepherd

Specialty: Sniffing out poachers

Sci, who is named after Safari Club International (which donated money to buy and train him), is an expert at sniffing out game in places it shouldn’t be -- allowing him to find illegal poachers in far less time than it would take a wildlife officer to sniff out a vehicle.
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Post by centrop67 » Fri Sep 06, 2019 2:25 pm

'That dog would give her life for me': Sarpy County police dog retires after 8 years
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www.omaha.com wrote:The 9-year-old Dutch shepherd retired Aug. 27 after serving eight years with the Sarpy County Sheriff's Office. Jazz's partner and now owner Dept. Amanda Illuzzi said the K9 was "the greatest partner" she's ever had.
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Post by centrop67 » Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:30 pm

Four military working dogs given nation's top award for their service
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www.washingtonexaminer.com wrote:Other dogs given the country's top award for military dogs include Troll, a Dutch Shepherd who served in the Air Force with his handler Tech. Sgt. Robert Wilson, who has since adopted him. Troll and Wilson conducted 89 combat missions together. During a four-day battle, Troll discovered three IEDs and a tunnel filled with weapons and explosives.

Niko, another Dutch Shepherd, had deployed to Afghanistan in 2012 and stayed in the country until he retired in 2016. During his time in Afghanistan, Niko went on over 600 missions, sniffing out IEDs while also protecting embassies and U.S. dignitaries.
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Re: Dutch Shepherds in the News (September 2019)

Post by centrop67 » Fri Sep 13, 2019 2:38 pm

More information on K-9 Troll...


El Paso military dog awarded nation highest honor for military dogs
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=cbsaustin.com wrote:American Humane said Troll executed a sweep detecting buried IEDs and a concealed tunnel containing nine pressure plates, six Ak-47s, 20 pounds of homemade explosives, and two high-value targets known to have conducted attacks on Coalition Forces.
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Re: Dutch Shepherds in the News (September 2019)

Post by centrop67 » Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:00 pm

Glendale police add more to their ranks with promotion and swearing-in ceremony
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www.latimes.com wrote:In addition to the human hires, the department also greeted a new K-9 officer named Mike, a 3-year-old Dutch shepherd, to its ranks.
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Re: Dutch Shepherds in the News (September 2019)

Post by centrop67 » Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:15 pm

South Valley non-profit pairing vets with service dogs-for free
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abc30.com wrote:Diva, a three-year-old Dutch Shepherd, is still in training with Iraq War veteran James Reitzel.

"We don't normally let the person pick the dog, but when James and Diva met each other, it was kind of love at first sight for both of them," Corso said.
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Re: Dutch Shepherds in the News (September 2019)

Post by centrop67 » Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:17 pm

Garaway adding a new school safety measure
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www.timesreporter.com wrote:According to (Garaway Superintendent Dr. James) Millet, the dog will be between 12-15 months old and is a Dutch Shepherd. The dog will be able to give the district 10 years of service.
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Re: Dutch Shepherds in the News (September 2019)

Post by centrop67 » Fri Sep 20, 2019 3:22 pm

Bosque County: Veteran police dog that helped sniff out drugs dies
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/www.kwtx.com wrote:Buck, 11, died Aug. 30 after a veterinarian discovered masses covering his spleen.

The Dutch Shepherd was a military K-9 before he was acquired by the Bosque County Sheriff's Office in 2014 to work as a dual narcotics and patrol dog.
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Re: Dutch Shepherds in the News (September 2019)

Post by centrop67 » Sat Sep 21, 2019 2:07 pm

Cass Co. sheriff's deputy K-9s keeping community safe and calm
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www.wndu.com wrote:Meanwhile, K-9 Faust, a Dutch Shepherd, and his handler, Deputy Dave Nevins find missing people and suspects along with discovering crime scene evidence and drugs. Compared to K-9 Nellie, who focuses on one scent, Faust is able to hone in on multiple odors.
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Re: Dutch Shepherds in the News (September 2019)

Post by centrop67 » Tue Sep 24, 2019 2:50 pm

Hero police dog who foiled break-in attempt at Fife school retires after six years of crime fighting
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www.thecourier.co.uk wrote:Dutch Shepherd Iggy immediately sniffed out a would-be thief and chased him down to prevent another break-in.

The hero dog is now enjoying a slightly quieter life with Dave Singh and his wife Dawn in South Lanarkshire.
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Post by centrop67 » Fri Sep 27, 2019 3:16 pm

Man pleads guilty to injuring Santa Ana police dog following high-speed chase
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www.ocregister.com wrote:The police dog – an 8-year-old Dutch shepherd named Puskas – lost several of his upper and lower teeth.

After medical treatment and some recovery time, Puskas was able to return to duty, having retained most of his canines and more powerful back teeth needed to do his job. Santa Ana Police Cpl. Anthony Bertagna said Puskas is expected to retire in October.
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Re: Dutch Shepherds in the News (September 2019)

Post by centrop67 » Fri Sep 27, 2019 3:19 pm

BTW - here's the oringanl video from K-9 Puskas' takedown.

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If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went. - Will Rogers

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