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4 days ago
Photos from Sacramento Sheriff K9 Association's post

Happy 4th of July from the Sacramento Sheriff K9 Association! 🇺🇸We hope everyone has a fun and safe day! Thank you to K9 Aldo, K9 Riley, K9 Bolt, K9 Jedi and K9 Dax for taking some #patriotic pictures for us to share! #independenceday #july4th #ssdk9 #sheriff #k9 #america @ The United States Of America

2 weeks ago
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K9 Bady hanging out in the K9 handler’s office greeting all that visit. #ssdk9 #sheriffsk9 #k9unit #greeter @ Sacramento Sheriff's Academy

1 month ago
Photos from Sacramento Sheriff K9 Association's post

Sergeant Damon Gutzwiller EOW 06/06/2020. We would like to send our deepest condolences to the family of Sergeant Gutzwiller and to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office. Thank you for your service 🇺🇸 #eow #santacruzsheriff #damongutzwiller #sheriff

1 month ago
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K9 Cash and his handler patiently await their turn to finish up our annual certification. Yesterday all 12 of our canine teams successfully completed annual certification. #ssdk9 #k9unit #sheriffsk9unit #k9 @ Sacramento Sheriff's Academy

1 month ago
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From @jedithegsd: At the encouragement of a few friends I thought I’d write this about Jedi.

On 5-18-18, Jedi was involved in a vehicle pursuit, with several other awesome deputies, chasing a suspect for several felonies. At the conclusion of the pursuit, Jedi deployed to apprehend the subject. During the apprehension, Jedi was stabbed in his left eye. During the drive to the emergency vet, I was speechless and admittedly a little panicked. I had some real awesome senior trainers/handlers that had always warned me to not humanize my canine. But how do you NOT when you spend so many ... See more

1 month ago
Photos from Sacramento Sheriff K9 Association's post

Please help us wish K9 Jetta a Happy 6th Birthday! 🎉🎁🎈K9 Jetta has been on the detail for the past four years and is currently our only female K9! Happy Birthday Jetta! #birthdaygirl #6thbirthday #k9 #ssdk9 #k9detail #workingdog #malinois #sacramento #dogsofinstagram @ Sacramento, California

1 month ago
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Happy 5th Birthday to K9 Bady! 🎈🎁🎉 If you see K9 Bady out working the streets this week make sure you give him some birthday scratches! #ssdk9 #happybirthday #k9bady #k9 #birthdaydog #5yearsold

2 months ago
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While training at Folsom Lake a few of the handlers snapped some pictures of their K9s! Enjoy! ( K9 Bolt, K9 Riley, K9 Jedi, and K9 Dax) #folsomlake #training #k9unit #k9 #team #dogsandwater #ssdk9

2 months ago
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K9 Cash wants to remind everyone to make sure your pups at home have plenty of shade and water today! It’s going to be a warm one ☀️ 🥵 #ssdk9 #hotoutside #water #k9 #kongdogtoys #shade #workingdog #k9unit

3 months ago

Today during training we worked on open area searches. The goal of this particular exercise was to have the dogs range out on their own, pick up the odor and apprehend the decoy. Here is a video of K9 Rooney making it look easy! #training #areasearch #90yards #decoy #ssdk9 #offlead #field #workingdogs

3 months ago
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***Cancellation of K9 Comedy Night***

UPDATE: The new tentative date is July 20th, 2020. Please disregard the July 13th date.

4 months ago
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K9 Dax is ready to get the day started! Happy Friday everyone! #ssdk9 #k9 #malinois #sheriff #workweek #friday #k9dax

4 months ago
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K9 Dax and K9 Bady at the conclusion of an operation with detectives. Suspects in custody. #ssdk9 #sheriffsk9 #k9unit