Waverly Police Canine to be Honored Tuesday, January 31st

A deceased Pike County Police Canine will be escorted home late Tuesday morning, January 31st.

Waverly Police Canine Sergeant K9 Gold will be honored by the Waverly Police Department with a special ceremony at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 31st at the Waverly American Legion, at 201 James Road.

Those wishing to join the ceremony for Sergeant K9 Gold are invited to attend. Community members are also invited to line up along Emmitt Avenue in support the deceased canine and his family.

Sergeant K9 Gold passed away this past Saturday morning at Ohio MedVet at the age of eleven. The specially trained Belgian Malinois began his law enforcement career with the Pike County Sheriff’s Office back in 2013 and then transferred to the Waverly Police Department in 2016.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Pike Pet Pals with the Pike County Dog Pound will be accepted upon Sergeant K9 Gold’s arrival to the American Legion.

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