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K9 Spotlight: Aspen Oliver and Aster

K9 Spotlight: Aspen Oliver and Aster

Dec 10th 2021

Aspen Oliver & Aster Handler // Companion Dog@stripedsalvation "Aster came to me at 16 weeks old as one of the most promising puppies of her litter. She is my first Standard Poodle and is learning to be my eyes as a service guide dog, af … read more
K9 Spotlight: Evan Crosby and Colt

K9 Spotlight: Evan Crosby and Colt

Dec 2nd 2021

Evan Crosby & ColtHandler // Companion Dog "After 2020 and all the changes that took place, due to COVID, our family was not mentally in a good place. The kids were in and out of depression, I was battling with depression myself, and my wife … read more
K9 Spotlight: Brett Schwartz and Finn

K9 Spotlight: Brett Schwartz and Finn

Nov 19th 2021

Brett Schwartz & Finn K9 Handler // Service Dog Team @finnstagram.2017 "I brought Finn home as a puppy in 2017 after going through one of the darkest bouts of depression and anxiety that I had ever experienced. My initial intention … read more
K9 Spotlight: Michael Shedd and Coss

K9 Spotlight: Michael Shedd and Coss

Nov 12th 2021

Michael Shedd & Coss @K9_Coss K9 Handler // Multipurpose Police K9 "K9 Coss and I have been together for right at one year as a team. Coss has been certified in narcotics detection, tracking, evidence search, building sear … read more
K9 Spotlight: Roland Williams and Team

K9 Spotlight: Roland Williams and Team

Nov 5th 2021

Roland Williams & K9 Team Handler & Decoy // Police K9 & Schutzhund "I started in the K9 training business in 1973, and since that time I have served as the training director for several Schutzhund Clubs along with … read more
K9 Spotlight: Mike Mull w/ Butch and Lobo

K9 Spotlight: Mike Mull w/ Butch and Lobo

Oct 29th 2021

Mike Mull w/ Butch & LoboUSAF SPS K-9 // Military Working Dogs@Mullhaus Kennels"I have used your equipment since 1972, when I began my training program at Lackland AFB. I served at Ubon RTAFB in Thailand, with my dog Butch 35M5 for over a … read more
K9 Spotlight: Kelly Smith and Mata

K9 Spotlight: Kelly Smith and Mata

Oct 22nd 2021

Kelly Smith & Mata K9 Handler // Multipurpose K9 - Patrol, Narcotics, Tracking @kelly_smith_and_k9mata "When I completed my Marine Corps tour, I want immediately into law enforcement. I have been in LE for 24 years now, and like … read more
K9 Spotlight: K9 Rescue Simulator w/ NARS

K9 Spotlight: K9 Rescue Simulator w/ NARS

Oct 20th 2021

The last thing K9 handlers want to think about is their dog being injured in the line of duty. But police and military personnel need to know how to respond in an emergency situation. That’s why North American Rescue Simulation (NARS) developed th … read more
K9 Spotlight: Joe Gionti and Loki

K9 Spotlight: Joe Gionti and Loki

Oct 15th 2021

Joe Gionti & Loki K9 Trainer // Face of K9H4H & SAR @K9H4H "K9 Heroes 4 Heroes was started in 2021 to provide service dogs to veterans and first responders. Loki z Diehlomov is the face of K9H4H. He is a 1 year old GSD out of D … read more
K9 Spotlight: Tristan Townley and Yagami

K9 Spotlight: Tristan Townley and Yagami

Oct 8th 2021

Tristan Townley & Yagami Handler // Service & Competition Dog @shinishepherd "I got Yagami, my working line German Shepherd, to train as my service dog when I was recovering from a number of debilitating medical issues. At the … read more
K9 Spotlight: Christie Dober of 360 K9 Group

K9 Spotlight: Christie Dober of 360 K9 Group

Oct 6th 2021

A diverse organization of elite K9 security and training providers, 360 K9 Group brings together six companies of unique specializations under one umbrella. From cargo screening to body-worn detection of weapons and explosives, to detection of vir … read more
K9 Spotlight: Toni Matthews and Bulleit

K9 Spotlight: Toni Matthews and Bulleit

Sep 24th 2021

Toni Matthews & Bulleit Handler & Decoy // Retired SAR & PSA @k9bulleit "Truth be told it all started with my family. My family was deeply involved with law enforcement in our area (in a good way). During my fathers c … read more
K9 Spotlight: Howard Young and White Beard K9

K9 Spotlight: Howard Young and White Beard K9

Sep 17th 2021

Howard Young of White Beard K9, Inc. K9 Trainer & Instructor // Owner of White Beard K9, Inc. Howard is a civilian police k9 trainer located in Shelby NC. From a young age he had a passion for working dogs along with a hunger to learn. … read more
K9 Spotlight: Lisa Traxler and Radar

K9 Spotlight: Lisa Traxler and Radar

Sep 7th 2021

Lisa Traxler & RadarTrainer // Service Dog@mals_radar_pyrah_rock"After losing my soul mate Siberian Husky back in 2009, I finally decided to get back into having my own dog again 9 years later. I happened to stumble upon Woof Project, a Belgian Ma … read more
K9 Spotlight: Jeffery Anderson and Mr. Whispers

K9 Spotlight: Jeffery Anderson and Mr. Whispers

Sep 2nd 2021

Jeffery Anderson & Mr. Whispers Military Police // Service Dog "Living alone and suffering from PTSD along with other muscular skeletal injuries, due to my military service, I struggled to find happiness and peace. In July of this year, t … read more
K9 Spotlight: Kashea Estrada and Django

K9 Spotlight: Kashea Estrada and Django

Aug 20th 2021

Kashea Estrada & DjangoK9 Officer & Handler // Patrol K9 "In police officer training there was a day where we got to watch K9's train and bite. Since that day I have wanted to be a K9 officer. I am Officer Estrada with the Pleasant … read more
K9 Spotlight: Lisa Pittarelli and Giggles

K9 Spotlight: Lisa Pittarelli and Giggles

Aug 13th 2021

Lisa Pittarelli & Giggles SAR Handler & Retired FBI // Retired MWD, NoseWork, Dock Diving, & SAR @gigglesthemalinois "I first met Giggles (aka, Giggles R372) at Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX, in 2014. Giggles, a Belgi … read more
K9 Spotlight: What is Blueline K9 Conference?

K9 Spotlight: What is Blueline K9 Conference?

Aug 12th 2021

Matt Nero and Joe Lutkowski are joint-owners of Blueline K9 Training, a K9 training facility designed around K9 handlers teaching K9 handlers. Matt has 18 years of law enforcement experience and is partnered with his third working dog … read more
K9 Spotlight: Ed Farac with Rogue and Neera

K9 Spotlight: Ed Farac with Rogue and Neera

Aug 6th 2021

Ed Farac with Rogue & Neera Breeder & Trainer // Personal Protection, Detection, & Agility "It all started back in 1983 with my first Pit, Angel, dangling from our maple tree out front. From an old garage door spring and a  … read more
K9 Spotlight: Brian Peals and Vito

K9 Spotlight: Brian Peals and Vito

Aug 2nd 2021

Brian Peals & Vito Sheriff's Deputy & SRO // Detection & SAR K9 "I am a Sheriff's Deputy, currently assigned as a School Resource Officer (SRO) at a high school in Central Texas. One random day, school Administrators went to Hill … read more
K9 Spotlight: Mike Lambert and Ace

K9 Spotlight: Mike Lambert and Ace

Jul 23rd 2021

Mike Lambert & Ace Trainer & Handler // Family Companion & Protection "The best friend I've ever had (aside from my wife, of course) was Ace. We got Ace because my previous German Shepherd was hurt and ultimately put down as a r … read more
K9 Spotlight: Jon Lindsey and Jas

K9 Spotlight: Jon Lindsey and Jas

Jul 16th 2021

Jon "Chris" Lindsey & Jas ("Hauss") MPC Handler // K9 Patrol & SPD SWAT @j_chris_l19 "I had the honor of serving as a Multi Purpose Canine (MPC) handler while a member of the 75th Ranger Regiment (1/75.). After I left the Army, I spe … read more
K9 Spotlight: Tony Villalobos

K9 Spotlight: Tony Villalobos

Jul 14th 2021

Tony Villalobos & Mission K9 Rescue: Adopting Retired Working Dogs Tony Villalobos is both a military veteran and a veteran K9 handler. He has been working with Mission K9 Rescue for over five years, helping find forever homes for retired working … read more
K9 Spotlight: Dale McClellan and Storm

K9 Spotlight: Dale McClellan and Storm

Jul 9th 2021

Dale McClellan & Storm Handler // Therapy Dog & Companion @frogdogstorm "As a former Navy SEAL, it has been an honor and a privilege working with several organizations providing demonstration and raising awareness for Veterans. These orga … read more
K9 Spotlight: Andrew Hanus and Beni

K9 Spotlight: Andrew Hanus and Beni

Jul 2nd 2021

Andrew Hanus & MWD Beni Handler & Retired Air Force // Retired MWD "MWD Beni and myself were first united in 2012, serving 9 years in the U.S. Air Force. After my separation from active duty, MWD Beni continued to serve until he was fit for re … read more
K9 Spotlight: Ed Abrahamson and Dez

K9 Spotlight: Ed Abrahamson and Dez

Jun 25th 2021

Ed Abrahamson & Dez @soldiers6mn Retired Law Enforcement // Service Dog "Dez was born and raised with the intended purpose of being in law enforcement. He started his police career with my brother in law at about 18 months … read more
K9 Spotlight: Luke Timmons and Burt

K9 Spotlight: Luke Timmons and Burt

Jun 18th 2021

Luke Timmons & Burt@chattk9Police Dog Handler // K9 Patrol "I have been partnered with K-9 Burt for 5 years. We got him green when he was 14 months old and I was involved with every aspect of his training. I am very proud of the things we h … read more
K9 Spotlight: Jake Stanley and Axel

K9 Spotlight: Jake Stanley and Axel

Jun 11th 2021

Jake Stanley & Axel @dogsandjake Dog Handler // Retired Military Working Dog "Military Working Dog Axel N677 was my first MWD when I was a handler in the US Navy. We had great times working together and I was thrilled to adop … read more
K9 Spotlight: Ted Summers

K9 Spotlight: Ted Summers

Jun 9th 2021

Ted Summers: Making An Impact Ted Summers is the co-host of the Working Dog Radio podcast, an informational series focused on police K9 and working dogs. He’s also the program training director for HRD Police K9 and owns Torchlight K9 based in Tuls … read more
K9 Spotlight: Jonathan Laserinko and Coyote

K9 Spotlight: Jonathan Laserinko and Coyote

Jun 4th 2021

Jonathan & Coyote Dog Handler // High Anxiety Rescue "We rescued the 2 year old Australian Cattle dog from a local shelter after hearing the dog's story. It was said that he was living in someone’s garage for 2 years, not having much human int … read more
K9 Spotlight: Damon Van Bogart and Karma

K9 Spotlight: Damon Van Bogart and Karma

May 28th 2021

Damon Van Bogart & Karma K9 Handler // Dual Purpose K9 "I'm currently partnered with my second K9, Karma. We've been together since 2015. Previous to Karma, I had another K9 partner, Roky. Roky and I began service together in 2008. He was reti … read more
K9 Spotlight: Jon Bonnette and Izzy

K9 Spotlight: Jon Bonnette and Izzy

May 21st 2021

Jon Bonnette & IzzyVolunteer Search & Rescue // Detection & SAR Dog "Once a Marine turned mechanic, for 20 plus years of my life, until I realized I would rather be working with dogs, than cars. Don't get me wrong, I loved working on cranes... ha … read more
K9 Spotlight: Rick Mallow and Hades

K9 Spotlight: Rick Mallow and Hades

May 14th 2021

Rick Mallow & Hades Air Force Combat Controller // Military Working Dog"Meet my best bud, Hades! Named after an aircraft, he came into our life three years ago as a pup and has greatly impacted our life in a positive way! My spo … read more
K9 Spotlight: Todd Thompson

K9 Spotlight: Todd Thompson

May 12th 2021

Todd Thompson is a full-time police officer with over 20 years of experience on patrol, and he's the owner of Evo K9 Group. He’s worked in the K9 unit for 18 years and SWAT for 9 of those years as the SWAT team’s dog handler. Todd has led numero … read more