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Thank You

Published on January 5, 2013 By Sandra

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 […]

Guardian of the Night

Published on January 1, 2013 By Sandra

  ***   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 […]

Depending on Your Partner

Published on September 20, 2009 By Sandra

During my career I’ve entrusted my life to other officers knowing those officers had my back. It’s no different in the Dog Squad. Even though my four-legged partner can’t talk, the two of us have our own lines of communication.  Any dog handler or long time dog owner knows what I’m talking about.  A head twitch can mean the ‘bad […]