Monday, February 29, 2016

Dogwood Acres Sponsors Vest

MILLERSVILLE, MD — Two Anne Arundel County Police Department canine officers will receive donated vests to protect the highly trained dogs from bullet and stab wounds.
The department says in a news release that the non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is providing the vests, valued at more than a thousand dollars each, an which are sponsored by local residents and an animal care facility.
K9 Leo’s vest is sponsored by Carolyn and Dan Matthews of Arnold, while K9 Erby’s vest is sponsored by Dogwood Acres Pet Retreat of Davidsonville. Delivery is expected within eight to ten weeks.
Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is a charity located in East Taunton, MA , established in 2009 to assist law enforcement agencies with body armor for their four-legged K9 officers. The program is open to dogs actively employed in the U.S. with law enforcement or related agencies.
The donation to provide one protective vest for a law enforcement dog is $1,050, according to a news release.

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