The nonprofit Cover Your K-9 stepped up and donated them. Organizers like the group have popped up in recent years to help cash-strapped departments take care of their dogs.
The surviving suspect in a police chase that resulted in the shooting of Bodie, a Sacramento Police Department K9 officer, has been convicted of four felonies.
It was announced Wednesday that after three years of service, Bodie — the local canine shot in the line of duty — is hanging up his badge.
Bodie, the Sacramento Police K-9 who was shot pursing a suspect last year, is on the road to recovery but still hasn’t returned to duty.
A German Shepherd who was likely beaten and left for dead in Alaska boarded a plane Thursday morning to fly back to his home state after successful surgery in Rancho Cordova.
A seriously injured dog from Alaska got a free flight to Sacramento to get help from the same vets that saved the life of a Sacramento K9 officer shot in the line of duty.
For the fourth year, the Cover Your K9 Fundraiser is helping to safely equip dogs who patrol the streets.
Injured Sacramento K9 officer Bodie is doing well on his road to recovery after undergoing another surgery.
Sacramento’s favorite police dog, Bodie, is having another surgery on Tuesday. This surgery will involve inserting a stainless steel piece on the lower left side of his jaw to bridge the area that was shattered by a bullet.
Sacramento police Officer Randy Van Dusen made his final lap of a 100 mile race with Bodie, the police dog shot by a suspect last month.
Bodie the police dog was shot a month ago during a chase in Sacramento. Monday his partner gave an update on his continued improvement.
Joe Maloof, co-owner of the Sacramento Kings, says he wants to donate a K-9 to the Sacramento Police Department.