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Kansas sheriff's office says K-9 died after chasing suspect


September 9, 2021

DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — A police dog in southwestern Kansas has died after being sent to chase a suspect, authorities there said.

The Ford County Sheriff's Office reported on its Facebook page that a police dog named Kyra was called in Monday to help in chasing down a suspect in the county, television station KAKE reported. Officials said the female Belgian Malinois began showing signs of distress immediately after the chase and was rushed to a veterinary clinic for emergency surgery.

"Despite all efforts, she crossed over the rainbow bridge this afternoon," the sheriff's office said in...

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