April 27, 2020
The dogs of war, the dogs that help keep the peace, the dogs that track down the bad guys and turn up the missing, Man’s best friend and co-worker. What happens to them after a lifetime of service? Many retire with their handlers but not all. When the time comes, who rescues the rescuers?
Former Yakima Police officer Jason Johnson, inspired by his dog flash, started Project K-9 Hero, a foundation that supports retired service dogs.
Johnson says he is now working with Congress to arrange sustainable funding through passage of the K-9 Hero Act.