Another Connecticut State Police Dog has received a bullet and stab protective vest. The K9 named Asher has been outfitted with a vest Asher has been assigned to First Class Jessica Colburn for two years and is currently working at Troop A in Southbury.
A charitable donation was made by Wagging Tails Pet Sitting & Mobile Grooming through the non-profit Vested Interest in K9s Incorporated for the vest. Delivery is expected within eight to ten weeks.
The three-year-year-old German Shepard is trained in all patrol functions including tracking, building searches, evidence recovery, apprehension, obstacles and obedience. Asher is also a Human Remains Detection Dog on the Search and Rescue Team.