HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Police K-9s and handlers from across the country are competing in the National Police Dog Trials. 87 teams from across the nation are battling to see who is top dog, according to WHNT.
“As far away as Minnesota, South Florida, New York, Maryland,” said Joe Jenkins, the K-9 Sergeant with the Huntsville Police Department. “To compete to be the top dog of the nation.”
The dogs are judged on their obedience, agility, and criminal apprehension among other things.
“When the handler tells the dog to do something, he needs to do it,” Jenkins said.
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