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Retired Police K9s

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K9 & OfficerAs Fremont Police Canines are retired from service they generally are transferred to the canine handler who worked the canine during their patrol career. The canine Officer Dodson and K9 spends their retired years at home with their handler, continuing their retired life as the family dog. This transfer of ownership brings with it financial responsibility for the canine including food and veterinary care.

To assist with this financial responsibility, the Retired Fremont Police Canine Account was created by the Fremont Police Association, a 501(c)(5) organization. Donations to this fund are not tax deductible but go a long way in helping the handler financially care for the canine during their retired life.

Retired Police K-9s

  • K9 Cairo with Officer James Taylor
  • K9 Laz with Officer Tyler Layfield

How to Support

If you would like to help support our retired police canines, you can write a check to the "Retired Fremont Police Canine Account" and drop it off during normal business hours or mail it to:

Attn: Newton Dodson
Retired Fremont Police Canine
Fremont Police Department
2000 Stevenson Bl.
Fremont, CA 94538