Trained law enforcement dogs across the state and nation are expendable and expensive.
A Tennessee police department is mourning the loss of Sjaak, a K-9 officer that died after being shot three times when a man opened fire on a patrol car.
A police dog in Ohio demonstrated how to correctly wear a face mask to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
A Utah paint shop that specializes in motorcycles and classic cars has designed a customized casket for Hondo, a police dog killed in the line of duty.
The change in Texas, allowing handlers to adopt the animals, is an example of animals' evolving status in the eyes of the law.