Forsaken, Stray, And Wounded Dog Now Is A Bomb-Sniffing K-9 Hero
Denver sheriff’s K-9 Taylor was one of the department’s longest working k-9’s and had to retire at the age of 8 last March, 2019, where Deputy Patrick Hynes’ is her first K-9 partner, where they’ve spent six years together where Deputy Patrick had to spent more time with the k-9 rather than his wife.
The Deputy was so sad because of the said retirement of K-9 Taylor and had to find a dignified successor of the k-9.
Just a few months earlier, a dog named Karma was forsaken in a Denver neighborhood near Castle Rock, left to die, Bridget Maloney-Hulslander, as an animal advocate, saw the dog’s state as so skinny, very nervous, and extremely scared of people but was really resolved to capture her on the streets.
“We have driven countless miles looking,” Bridget wrote on Facebook. “I spotted her on Friday morning and then lost her. We spotted her again this morning and spent almost an hour following her in and out of neighborhoods only to lose sight of her again. She is very scared and runs as soon as anyone approaches. Nothing so far has worked. Hoping we can find her tomorrow and get close enough to dart her. This so emotionally tiring … I’m not giving up trying to find her.”
Karma roamed the streets for five days wounded, famished and scared before she was finally caught, where they uncovered Karma as a rare breed of dog called Belgian Malinois reputable for it’s agility, intelligence, and trainability, which makes the best police dogs.
After this incredible discovery, Karma now was being trained by Deputy Patrick Hynes as bomb-sniffing k-9, successor of K-9 Taylor and works with the Denver city police department.
See Karma’s Humble Beginnings As A Forsaken Stray Dog
Watch The Story Of Karma, From Stray Dog To Bomb-Sniffing K-9 Hero