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K9 Spotlight: Michael Bucher and K9 Andor

K9 Spotlight: Michael Bucher and K9 Andor

Jun 23rd 2022

Michael Bucher & K9 AndorK9 Handler / Police K9"Something I’ve always wanted to do was be a handler. I was interested in the job after seeing the teams work overseas and then helping with training for our departments K9 unit.In January of 2 … read more
K9 Spotlight: Kyle Briley and K9 Rio

K9 Spotlight: Kyle Briley and K9 Rio

Jun 10th 2022

Kyle Briley and K9 Rio Police K9 Team @georgiapolicek9foundation "K9 Rio and I have been partners for 8.5 years. In that time K9 Rio was deployed over 3,000 times. Rio assisted in 832 arrests throughout his career. K9 Rio was embedded … read more
K9 Spotlight: Jef Verswyvel and Yvar

K9 Spotlight: Jef Verswyvel and Yvar

Jun 3rd 2022

Jef Verswyvel & Yvar Retired Belgian Army - Dog Enthusiast // Belgian K9 "I’ve always had a big admiration toward dogs. I can’t remember a day in my life when I wasn’t surrounded by a couple of furry friends. They helped me so many t … read more
K9 Spotlight: Constance Baker and Kracken

K9 Spotlight: Constance Baker and Kracken

May 21st 2022

Constance Baker & Kracken Deputy Sheriff, K9 Trainer // Working Dog KnightwatchK9 Story was submitted by Steve Estrada, on behalf of Constance Baker. "Constance Baker is my partner in our German Shepherd Breeding Program. … read more
K9 Spotlight: Brennen Casey and Sasha

K9 Spotlight: Brennen Casey and Sasha

May 7th 2022

Brennen Casey & SashaHandler // Service Dog@sashi_bomb "Sasha was re-homed to me after I had been looking for a Dutch Shepherd. It had been a while since losing my German Shepherd. She (Sasha) is a Service Dog for me. And, let … read more
K9 Spotlight: Cheryl McRae and Jai

K9 Spotlight: Cheryl McRae and Jai

Apr 30th 2022

Cheryl McRae & Jai Trainer // Personal Protection Dog "My boy Jai (P Jacob Von Wiese) and I have been a team for only the past 6 weeks. At 60 years old, I had decided to lighten the load and not take on a new working dog. But, I wasn … read more
K9 Spotlight: Matthew "Bo" Boheler and Maggie

K9 Spotlight: Matthew "Bo" Boheler and Maggie

Apr 22nd 2022

Matthew "Bo" Boheler & Maggie K9 Handler & Trainer // Detection Dog (in training) @matthewboheler "Maggie (a 2yr old Shepinois) came into my life on December 20, 2021. I rescued her from a kill shelter where she was waiting to … read more
K9 Spotlight: Kimber Harris and Rumi

K9 Spotlight: Kimber Harris and Rumi

Apr 15th 2022

Kimber Harris & Rumi Handler // Service Dog "I was diagnosed with Stage IIIA breast cancer in December of 2019. After years of chemotherapy and radiation treatments, along with countless surgeries, I was recently declared NED. I’ve b … read more
K9 Spotlight: Amber Malloy and Cholla

K9 Spotlight: Amber Malloy and Cholla

Apr 3rd 2022

Amber Malloy & Cholla Handler // Service K9 "4 years ago I suffered a scary seizure that sent me to the hospital. My face basically broke my fall. Breaking my nose in three place, along with other injuries. Soon after many tests were taken, … read more
K9 Spotlight: Arian Terman and Ranger

K9 Spotlight: Arian Terman and Ranger

Mar 26th 2022

Arian Terman & Ranger K9 Officer // Patrol K9 "Ranger and I met in the summer of 2020 during K9 selection. He was one of 3 dogs that we tested that day. As the handler who was getting a K9 that day I was tasked with doing everything wit … read more
K9 Spotlight: Roman Rodriguez and Raven

K9 Spotlight: Roman Rodriguez and Raven

Mar 18th 2022

Roman Rodriguez & Raven K9 Handler // Therapy Dog @Raven_K_9"I am a Marine Combat Veteran that suffers from my service connected disabilities. It has been difficult to adjust my lifestyle and work life balance due to my disabilities. Lu … read more
K9 Spotlight: Brad Kervin and K9 Chase

K9 Spotlight: Brad Kervin and K9 Chase

Mar 4th 2022

Brad Kervin & K9 Chase K9 Handler // Patrol K9@K9_chase19 "I’ve always wanted to be part of a K-9 unit, so once I got out the military and got in law enforcement I realized k9 was my end goal. After a few years on the street I went and … read more
K9 Spotlight: Andrew Sheets and Fiona Roxette

K9 Spotlight: Andrew Sheets and Fiona Roxette

Feb 25th 2022

Andrew Sheets & Fiona Roxette K9 Handler // Working Dog "Fiona Roxette was a fluke. My wife considers her a "unicorn", and not just because of her one ear. I have been wanting a partner to be on the boat with me since our then 16 1/2-year-o … read more
K9 Spotlight: John Slye and Timon

K9 Spotlight: John Slye and Timon

Feb 11th 2022

John Slye & Timon K9 Handler // Patrol K9 @Hakuna_441"Timon and I joined forces in October of 2021. After nearly 18 years of dreaming of becoming a handler, it finally became reality. And, I don’t think I could’ve asked for a better first partner … read more
K9 Spotlight: Lynn Ellison II and Loki

K9 Spotlight: Lynn Ellison II and Loki

Feb 4th 2022

Lynn Ellison II & K9 LokiDisabled K9 Trainer // Service Dog & Competitor@lynn_ellison"In 2017 I was almost killed, and nearly lost my left leg. After an accident I was flown out to the nearest trauma hospital, and from what I can rem … read more
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