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1 day 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 week 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 week 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

2 weeks 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

4 weeks 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

2 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.

2 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

3 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

3 months ago
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Happy Birthday to K9 Drake! K9 Drake is one our most senior dogs on the detail, but has no problem keeping up with the young pups! Happy Birthday Drake! #birthdaydog #happybirthday #ssdk9 #k9 #malinois

3 months ago
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K9 Barry looking forward to starting his work week. #malinois #k9 #ssdk9 #k9barry #worktime #workingdog #sheriff

3 months ago
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**Tickets on sale now!** Mark your calendars April 13th! Starring Jeremiah Watkins and featuring Grant Lyon. You can get your tickets at ssdk9.com or get them from any handler on the detail! #comedy #ssdk9 #punchlinecomedyclub #sacramento #sheriffk9

3 months ago
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K9 Bady says good morning and happy Monday!!!! Photo credit: @auntiebug130 #ssdk9 #sheriffsk9 #k9 #k9unit #monday @ Sacramento Sheriff's Academy