Maxx just passed his Firearms Search certification this morning, with Southwest Search Dogs. Since Maxx is a retired Police Dog, we don't use him to find people, but even at age 11, he is still able to contribute to the community through our organization.
Our hearts go out to Maxx's owners and handler, both of whom are members of our SAR group, as Maxx passed away suddenly, yesterday. Maxx had a long career as a police dog before retiring and he was one of the lucky dogs who got to live with their handler afterwords. Later, he became certified as an Article Search dog with our group. He was 11 years old when this image was made. Maxx was a sweet dog and will be sorely missed.
Rest in Peace, Maxx.
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