Fla. K-9 suffers fatal heat stroke

The K-9 suffered from heat stroke during a training exercise


By PoliceOne Staff

DORAL, Fla.  — A Florida department is mourning the death of a K-9 partner.

According to the Officer Down Memorial Page, K-9 Biggie suffered from heat stroke while conducting a track during a training exercise on April 30.

He was transported to a local veterinarian but was unable to recover from heat exhaustion and died later that day.

Biggie served with the South Florida Reception Center’s K-9 Team for five years.

Biggie the K-9 (Photo/ Florida Department of Corrections)
Biggie the K-9 (Photo/ Florida Department of Corrections)

 

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