West Lafayette shedding law enforcement puppy, struggles to keep software
Stryder, K-9 officer for the West Lafayette Police Department, will be returned to his original trainers for rehabilitation.
  • West Lafayette Council has voted to return K-9 Stryder to Vaness K9 Academy for rehabilitation.
  • Stryder has been considered hazardous by 4 evaluators, based on mishandling.
  • Council is going to check out relaunching the application dependent on prior community assist.
  • Previous Chief Matthew Fohl and dog handler Officer Laurice Mans have left the division.

WEST LAFAYETTE — West Lafayette Village Council would not want to give up on a K-9 Device for the West Lafayette Police Office, but recognize it have to have to get started in excess of. 

At a special assembly Thursday, council voted to transform law enforcement doggy Stryder more than to the corporation that at first experienced him, Vaness K-9 Academy in Canton. Four evaluators said the 1-12 months-old Belgian Malinois is very risky and in need to have of rehabilitation. Even if he can be rehabilitated, Stryder would need to have an experienced handler

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West Place Animal Sanctuary in Tiverton could earn Land Rover Defender

TIVERTON — West Area Animal Sanctuary on Major Highway is in the functioning to earn a grand prize assistance award for heading above and past in a contest that will be decided by the range of votes it gets by June 28.

1 of 5 finalists in the region, all non-earnings organizations, the sanctuary is the only finalist in New England in the animal welfare category and hopes to win the prize — a Land Rover it would use to transport abused, neglected or orphaned farm animals to the sanctuary.

The Defender Over and Further than Support Award contest was “inspired by endless acts of provider from amazing citizens this earlier calendar year,” in accordance to the contest sponsors. The award of a Defender series Land Rover is “to celebrate U.S.-based charitable companies that are earning a optimistic effect in their nearby communities.”

Goats and sheep head to one of the nine pastures on the property.

Votes can be submitted at landroverusa.com/experiences/events-and-sponsorships/defender-company-awards/vote/animal-welfare.html

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