K-9ís Get Gifts Of Protection
Angels Camp Police Chief Todd Fordahl and Sgt. Steven Pootinga with Kain and Kato
Angels Camp, CA -- Just in time for the holidays, Angels Camp Police Department's four legged members get a gift from Santa. Well, it wasn't really from Santa, instead Janine Fout of Copperopolis played Mrs. Clause. She gave 4-year-old German Shepard Kain and 2-year-old Dutch Shepard Kato two bulletproof vests.
"This is a fantastic gift," says Angels Camp Police Chief Todd Fordahl. "They're a fairly expensive piece of equipment because they are custom made for the dogs. Not only are they bullet, but they are stab resistant as well."
The vest cost about $3,500 each. The vest will not be worn everyday by the dogs. Fordahl says they will only be suited up in situations that call for protective gear.
Written by Tracey Petersen
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