Tag Archives: police dogs

Positively Dog Training Episode 707

Posted on: December 19, 2017 - No Comments

K9 officer Shawn Humphreys talks with Victoria and Holly about the world of police dog training, its challenges, and the changes he’s noticing with his move towards more positive training. Also, new VSA course dates, how to find a licensed trainer as well as leash-walking and separation anxiety issues.

Positively Dog Training Episode 503

Posted on: November 22, 2015 - No Comments

Dr. Paula Bloom joins Victoria and Holly in studio to talk through the aftermath of the Paris terror attacks and their effect on how we deal with it. Also discussed: Diesel, the French police dog who died while apprehending one of the terrorists, Holly’s recent interview with Dr. Ruth, and Paula’s troubling experience with Vegemite.

Positively Dog Training Episode 404

Posted on: May 10, 2015 - No Comments

Victoria and Holly talk about Holly’s interesting experience sitting next to a military working dog on her flight. State Farm Arson Dog Program Coordinator Heather Paul joins the show to chat about Victoria’s ‘Arson Dogs’ series and upcoming Arson Awareness Week. And Victoria answers some tricky ‘Ask Victoria’ questions.

Protecting the Dogs of War After Their Tour of Duty

Posted on: March 10, 2015 - No Comments

Dogs like Mick, retired from military service, and retired police dogs receive no financial support for their care (unless the owner happens to have pet insurance), until now.

“We Ride to Provide” Honors a Special Type of Hero

Posted on: December 16, 2013 - 2 Comments

They're the silent heroes, keeping us safe day in and day out without complaint, protest, or even a paycheck. They often die just as quietly, with no one but their handler to remember their service and their sacrifice. These special heroes are Police K-9s, and one Georgia-based organization is determined to give them the recognition Read More

Retiring Police Dogs to Receive Pensions

Posted on: November 18, 2013 - 2 Comments

In the UK, some retiring police dogs are getting special recognition for their lifetime of service. In its first three years of retirement, each Nottinghamshire police dog will receive up to 500 euros a year. The pension was created to help with medical costs related to injuries or illnesses. In the coming years, nine police dogs are expected to retire. The dogs' handlers generally keep the dogs after their retirement, will certainly welcome the much-deserved pension for their four-legged partners.