A retired K-9 police dog got into a fight with an eight foot long alligator. The dog fought back and managed to escape with a minor injury.
Video: Footage of a Hammond, Indiana, police officer allegedly mistreating a K-9 dog immediately went viral, and the officer involved has been put on paid administrative leave.
Dante, a German Shepherd, faithfully served the Massachusetts State Police for nine years; he was put down after being diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension.
The “dog whisperer” of the Rhode Island State Police, Matt Zarella takes shelter dogs and trains them for K-9 search and rescue duty; one pooch even solved a 4-year-old mystery.
Kaiser was only 2-and-a-half-years-old when he was put down, but in the short time the German Shepherd served on the force, he was an excellent member of the K-9 unit.