K9 “APOLLO” Chula Vista Police Department K9 Unit
K9 Apollo Apollo worked for the Chula Vista Police Department for approximately 5 years. Apollo used his nose to detect over 1,700 pounds of marijuana, over 5 pounds of meth, a 1/2 pound of cocaine and over $100,000.00 in U.S. currency. He also got 2 apprehensions...
K9 “RED” San Diego Sheriff Department K9 Unit
K9 Red Red worked for the Sheriff's Department for approximately 6 years. He specialized in narcotics detection and handler protection. In 2015 his handler was unable to continue in the K9 unit or care for Red. As a former handler Mr. Barnes and his family...
K9 “Iras” San Diego Mass Transit Authority K9 Unit
K9 Iras Oct 2018- K9 Iras is a 5 year old female German Shorthaired Pointer. She served as an explosives detection K9 Team Program from October 2014 through 2018 for the San Diego Mass Transit Authority. Before losing her handler Sgt. Hector Herrera (Hex) to...
K9 “Zeus” Chula Vista Police Department K9 Unit
K9 Zeus K9 Zeus a Belgian Malinois served the Chula Vista Police Department for 6 years before retiring in January 2018. He has made multiple contact apprehensions over his career including a homicide suspect. K9 Zeus had a working weight of 105 pounds and was...
Have you ever wondered what happens to our four legged heroes after the call of duty?When released from the department, if the K9 is fortunate enough, they are usually adopted into the family of its law enforcement partner. This transition comes with added financial...
Apply for K9 assistance
SoCal K9 Foundation will provide financial assistance to retired law enforcement K9s with prescription food, boarding care, burial services and the ever increasing cost of veterinary medical care to name a few. Please register to see if you qualify.