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WELCOME TO FPDK9.COM

 

The Folsom Police Canine Officer’s Association is excited to announce the launch of our official website FPDK9.com.  The Folsom Police Canine Officer’s Association was formed to assist in paying for the medical care and furnish death benefits to all Folsom Police K9’s.  Our association also educates & promotes the use of Police K9’s in the community by performing K9 demonstrations for schools and community groups. Continue reading WELCOME TO FPDK9.COM

Folsom Police K9 Unit hosted its 11th annual Police Canine Competition

Twenty nine teams competed over two days in five events; Narcotics, Agility, Obedience, Search and Protection.  The day was filled with family and friends, as K9 teams from throughout the Western United States showed off their skills.  We would like to say a special thank you to our sponsors and all of our volunteers who made this event so successful. Funds raised by the event benefit the Folsom Police Canine Officer’s Association whose specific purpose is to educate and promote the use of police service dogs in the community, perform canine demonstrations for schools and community groups, and furnish benefits to all police canines. View Photos

Folsom Police K9 Unit partners with Shriner’s and UC Davis Children’s Hospital

Folsom Police K9 Unit partners with Shriner’s and UC Davis Children’s Hospital.  After talking with child life specialists at UC Davis, the unit learned that there was a shortage of therapy dogs available to visit sick children. Our K9’s Smokey, Jerry, Eddie and Jake began their visits with K9 Officers Joe Leach, Evan Fardanesh, Lou Wright and Nathan Ventioner.  The Officer’s bring stuffed replicas of German Shepherd dogs, trading cards, along with autographed photos to dozens of grateful children. View Photos

Folsom Police K9 Unit conducts training with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Air Operations Division (STAR)

This was a new environment for all four of our K9’s, and each K9 did extremely well during this experience.  Each K9 team was deployed from a Sheriff’s helicopter and engaged a subject in training scenarios. View Photos