Vax, a longtime canine member of Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, has passed away.
He was put to rest on Jan. 24 due to complications from an illness, Sheriff Charmaine McGuffey reports in a statement.
Vax partnered with Corporal Dan Bemerer for 10 years on the K9 unit, and together, the pair conducted approximately 200 deployments with 50 apprehensions.
Bemerer is a 26-year veteran and has been a canine handler for 15 years, the statement says.
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