View mobile site
Posted: October 12, 2017
Natalie Dreier, Cox Media Group National Content Desk
The Nebraska Humane Society and a local police department are teaming up to help give rescue dogs a new leash, er lease, on life.
It’s called K9 Cop For A Day and allows a dog from the rescue group to spend the day as an honorary member of the force.
>> Read more trending news
They do ride-alongs and meet the community.
This time it was Mickey’s turn to put on the badge.
He’s a 6-year-old Bull Terrier and Staffordshire Bull Terrier mix. Mickey has been up for adoption since July and recently went out with the La Vista Police Department.
Who's the leader of the squadThat's made for you and me? M-I-C-K-E-Y K-9-C-O-P#k9foraday #K9CopForADay pic.twitter.com/fkoFRkVpgK— Nebraska Humane (@NEHumaneSociety) October 11, 2017
Who's the leader of the squadThat's made for you and me? M-I-C-K-E-Y K-9-C-O-P#k9foraday #K9CopForADay pic.twitter.com/fkoFRkVpgK
"It seemed like a win-win for both of us, where we could definitely continue our programs with involving our community, but also help the Humane Society find a great home for a great dog,” Capt. Bryan Waugh told KETV.
“Oftentimes animals that are out of this environment have a better chance of getting adopted -- if people see them in a normal environment rather than here,” Pam Wiese of the Nebraska Humane Society told KETV.
Mickey was the first dog to take part in the program, but the police department plans on doing it at least once a month, KETV reported.
Nebraska Humane Society
There are no comments yet. Be the first to post your thoughts.
Sign in or Register.
Sign up below to be added to our mailing list for the latest news, updates, access to exclusive contents, and more!
Take www.y100fm.com everywhere you go! Download your app below from the
Google Play Store or Apple App Store:
Enable our Skill today to listen live at home on your Alexa Devices!
Learn about careers at Cox Media Group
Portions of Content Provided by Rovi Corporation. © 2018 Rovi Corporation