Check out this fantastic article outlining the key differences between Belgian Malinois and German Shepherds! Some highlights: Size Coat & Color Life Expectancy Original Purpose Belgian Malinois Fun Facts They have been part of the New York Police Force for over 100 years. The Belgian Malinois is named after the city and country it originated […]
(Los Angeles, CA, 2021) – Our organization is conducting a shoe drive fundraiser set to run from 11/1/21 – 12/31/21 to raise funds for new K-9s & equipment for the team. We will earn funds based on the total weight of the pairs of gently worn, used and new shoes collected, as Funds2Orgs will issue a check for the collected shoes. Those dollars will benefit the K-9 team directly!
Recently, LAPD Officers responded to an “ADW in progress” near 70th and Figueroa. When the officers attempted to render aid to the victim, the suspect fled. The officers set a one-block perimeter around the armed suspect and requested K9 personnel to search. K9-9 Schwab was the primary handler. K9 deployed two search teams into the […]
The Los Angeles Police K9 Fund is planning to buy 5 brand new tactical flood lights for the K9 unit. These assist the team when they search into attics, crawl spaces and drain pipes. You can always support the team by donating here on our site: https://losangelespolicek9fund.org/donate/
Meet our newest team members, Handler Ruben Chavez and K9 Vito. Welcome to the team!
The Northridge Woman’s Club was finally able to have their 2020 annual fundraiser luncheon on April 15, 2021, after COVID restrictions began to lift and people got vaccinated. K9 Teams appeared for a “meet and greet”, and the Club announced it will donate to our Fund every year hereafter. Way to show support, Ladies!
Remember these faces? Dag and Dart have both passed into the next level of their training, and they have been assigned to Officers Christopher Jones and Maricela Corral, respectively.The bonds between the K-9s and their handlers will strengthen and their skills will improve as they progress through the training process.
Meet K9 Dag, the 4th young Malinois currently training with the LAPD Metro K9 Platoon. Dag is a litter mate to Dart, born and bred in Slovakia. He already looks as though he loves his job! On average, it takes 3 to 6 months for a K9 to become fully certified for field work. Follow […]
Third of four young Malinois currently training for a slot on the LAPD Metro K9 Platoon is Dart. Dart passed his first test at the time he was chosen from a breeder in Slovakia, when he greeted newcomers with a tail wag, friendly greeting, and readily accepted a leash, but many pitfalls lay ahead before […]
The second of four fledging Malinois K-9s is Rocky, from the Netherlands, also training for a slot on the Los Angeles Police Metro K-9 Platoon. Don’t that sleepy look fool you, when he gets in the field, he’s all get-up-and-go! Can he develop the laser-like focus needed to avoid distractions by cats or squirrels? […]