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January 5, 2013

It’s been a tough week filled with major life changes. From losing Hondo on January 1st, to starting in a new section within the VPD on January 2nd, to our new puppy arriving on January 3rd, to a home reno starting later this month…well, I’ve never started a year with such upheaval before. I’ll fill […]

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Guardian of the Night

January 1, 2013

  ***   Yesterday, December 31, 2012, Hondo and I went for a walk. It started as a run, but Hondo was too busy sniffing-this-and-peeing-on-that to keep up with me, so I slowed my pace and kept time with his exploring on both sides of the wooded trail. Normally, Hondo runs alongside or slightly in […]

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Merry Christmas!

December 25, 2012

Here’s to a Merry Christmas to all of you, especially those working to keep the rest of us safe. Somehow, I’ve managed to have the last couple of Christmas’s off and it’s been glorious. I know firsthand what it’s like to work Christmas and other holidays, so I’m particularly thankful to my brothers and sisters […]

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Our Last Week in Operations

December 17, 2012

  Tonight marks the beginning of the last week Police Dog Hondo and I will officially work together; Hondo is being retired (to me) and I am moving on to another division. Due to department structure and logistics, Vancouver Police dog handlers are assigned to the Dog Squad for the duration of working with one […]

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2013 Dog Squad calendar sale tomorrow!!

November 14, 2012

* The Vancouver Police Dog Squad annual calendar sale is tomorrow morning. *  * Calendars are $10.00, with all the proceeds donated to the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation and the BC Cancer Foundation.   When? Thursday, November 15, 2012 7:30am to 10:30 am, or until calendars are sold out   Where? Burrard St and Robson […]

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