VOTE NOW: Help local K9 win hero dog award
BARDWELL, KY — A local sheriff’s office is hoping you’ll help get their K9 officer to an awards show by voting for her.
K9 Izzy is the Carlisle County Sheriff’s Department first ever K9 officer. The 4-year-old German Shepard is certified in narcotics detection.
She was brought in to help fight the growing methamphetamine epidemic in Western Kentucky.
Izzy was bought by her handler Deputy Sheriff Charles Fischer. He bought Izzy with his own money because the agency could not afford to purchase a K9.
Since she has been placed on active duty, Izzy has increased drug/drug trafficking arrests and has helped seized thousands of dollars of illegal narcotics.
Deputy Fisher also donates 100% of his and Izzy’s time, receiving no pay for their services to the sheriff’s department.
The department is wanting to honor Izzy for her hard work. They have entered her in 2018 American Humane Hero Dog Awards. She has been entered into the Law Enforcement category.
If she wins, Izzy will be flown to Los Angeles and celebrated at a red carpet awards gala.
All the winners will also earn $2,500 for the charity of their choice. Izzy’s charity is “Thrown Away Dogs Project” which trains highly driven dogs to serve their communities.
You can vote once a day for Izzy. Click here to vote: http://herodogawards.org/dog/k9-izzy/