K9 officers live to serve. They put their lives on the line every day to protect their handlers, fellow officers, and civilians. We owe it to our K9 protectors to do everything in our power to help them live the longest, healthiest lives possible.
Protecting Those Who Protect Us
Remembering Fallen K9s and Saving Those In Service
According to the Officer Down Memorial Page, three of the most common causes of death for police K9s are heat exhaustion, trauma (gunfire/stab wounds), and automobile crashes—all of which can be prevented with the proper training and equipment. This database doesn’t account for injuries sustained in the line of duty, many of which are also preventable.