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    Shelter dog becomes a top K9 cop

    Rescued shelter dog now a top New York canine crime fighter | The Sideshow - Yahoo! News

    Known as Sgt. Harry J. Wheeler, the K-9 star who has helped find six bodies in police investigations was found wandering the streets of Brooklyn as an abandoned pup eight years ago, according to Petside. Wheeler was rescued by Liz Keller, who works for the Glen Wild Animal Rescue. Petside writes that when Keller noticed Wheeler's keen perception and protective nature, she thought he would make a good police dog. He then went through a 20-week training course with the New York State Police canine division, and he serves today in Binghamton, New York.
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    Now that's a rescue.
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    This was a nice article. The NYSP's K9s are all donated or rescued, and they're named after Troopers who died in the line of duty.
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    Now that is way cool.

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    What a great story!




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    Awesome.
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