Halla, the second police service dog at the West Shore RCMP, is a four-year-old female German shepherd. (Photo courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

Vancouver Island RCMP welcome newest West Shore member

Aug. 26 is international dog day

The West Shore RCMP is taking advantage of international dog day (Aug. 26) to introduce the community to its newest member.

Halla is a four-year-old female German shepherd and is the second police service dog at the detachment.

Police dogs and their handlers go through extensive training before entering the field.

“Today, we honour our police service dogs and their handlers for all the hard work they do,” the department wrote in a release.

ALSO READ: How West Shore RCMP has dealt with the pandemic


 

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Halla, the second police service dog at the West Shore RCMP, is a four-year-old female German shepherd. She’s practising camouflage in this picture. (Photo courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

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