Newtown, CT — Newtown’s newest K-9 Officer ‘Saint Michael’, a two-year-old German Shepherd Dog, was sworn in today during a ceremony to pay tribute to the Newtown Police Department’s recently deceased K-9 officer ‘Baro’ at the Newtown Municipal Center. The new police dog’s purchase and training was made possible by $14,250 in donations and grants from the American Kennel Club community of non-profit affiliates AKC Reunite and the AKC Humane Fund; AKC member clubs, Trap [...]
AKC Reunite Canine Support and Relief Fund Helps New Jersey Search and Rescue Organize Training Event
The Wall Street Journal chronicled some of the good our grants can do. With the funds provided by AKC Reunite Canine Support and Relief Fund, an intensive two-day training event was organized by the New Jersey Search and Rescue (NJSAR). Over 40 volunteer K9 teams from across the nation participated in the weekend of intensive water-search training. Read full article and watch video here.