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Emergency Workers Being Trained To Treat Injured K-9s

Almost every day, first responders put their lives on the line. Their K-9 partners do the same. Now, a new class is training emergency workers to treat injured working dogs.

04/02/2014

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“Rocco’s Law” Passes House, Headed To State Senate

“Rocco’s Law” is closer to becoming reality.

03/18/2014

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Massachusetts Company Raising Money For K-9 Vests

The death of a Pittsburgh Police K-9 officer last month has raised the issue of why those dogs don’t have protective vests.

02/24/2014

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Suspect Accused In K-9 Officer’s Fatal Stabbing To Stand Trial

The man accused of fatally wounding a Pittsburgh Police dog and injuring several other officers as they tried to arrest him was ordered to stand trial during a preliminary hearing on Wednesday afternoon.

02/12/2014

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Roethlisberger’s Foundation To Purcahse K-9 Officer For Pittsburgh Police

Ben Roethlisberger joined The Cook and Poni Show to discuss the purchase by his foundation and other Steelers and NFL issues.

93-7 The Fan–02/12/2014

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Hundreds Show Up To Mourn K-9 Officer Rocco At Funeral

Hundreds showed up to mourn the loss of police K-9 Rocco, killed in the line of duty.

02/07/2014

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Donate To Rocco K-9 Memorial Fund

Mayor Bill Peduto’s office announced Friday that the Pittsburgh Foundation is taking donations for The Officer Rocco K-9 Memorial Fund, which will be used to benefit police K-9 units.

02/07/2014

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Fellow K-9 Officers, Partners Set To Pay Final Respects To Rocco

The funeral is set for Friday for Pittsburgh Police K-9 Officer Rocco.

02/06/2014

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Mass. Woman Donates 3 K-9 Vests To N. Huntingdon Police

North Huntingdon’s three K-9 officers now have bulletproof and stab-resistant vests.

02/06/2014

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Judge Revokes Bail For Suspect In K-9 Officer’s Death

Bail was revoked today for the man charged with killing a Pittsburgh Police dog.

02/04/2014

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Rocco’s Law Introduced To Increase Penalties For Killing A K-9

Snieper, Mt. Lebanon’s officer, is trained to stop a bad guy, but for his handler he’s more than just a police dog.

02/03/2014

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Wreath Laid At Fallen Officers’ Monument For Rocco

His name is now mentioned with other fallen heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.

02/01/2014

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Outpouring Of Support Helping K-9 Officer’s Partner Through Loss

The family of the fallen Pittsburgh Police K-9 officer’s handler says the compassion the city has shown throughout this difficult time is overwhelming.

01/31/2014

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Handlers, K-9 Officers Form Very Special Bond

When a police officer and his K-9 partner work together, they develop an extremely close relationship.

01/31/2014

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K-9 Officer’s Funeral To Be Held At Soldiers & Sailors Hall

Funeral arrangements are now in place for Pittsburgh Police K-9 officer Rocco, the German Shepherd killed in the line of duty earlier this week while chasing a suspect.

01/31/2014

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