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Terminally Ill Dog Becomes Honorary K-9 Officer

Eddie Terminally Ill Dog

A terminally ill dog named Eddie fulfilled part of his bucket list Monday when he was named an honorary police K-9 for a Washington police department.

Dressed in a yellow Pasco Police Department K-9 uniform, the gray and white pit bull was sworn in and began his duties by visiting businesses to collect items to benefit a local dog rescue group.

After Eddie was diagnosed with an inoperable tumor and given a window of 6 to 12 months to live, Mikey’s Rescue and Eddie’s foster mom came up with a bucket list for him. The Pasco Police Department stepped in to help make some of the bucket list wishes come true.


HEARTWARMING: Officers in Washington helped a terminally ill dog named Eddie fulfill a bucket list item by swearing him in as an honorary police K-9. Eddie’s mission for the day was to visit area businesses to pick up items donated to a local rescue program. <3

Posted by The Daily Buzz on Wednesday, January 22, 2020

After the police department documented Eddie’s day on their Facebook page, he went viral! Now he can cross “become internet sensation” off his list, too.

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You can click here to visit the Pasco Police Department’s Facebook page for more of Eddie’s day, and here for Mikey’s Chance Canine Rescue to follow along with the rest of Eddie’s journey.

One more #K9Eddie story: On Monday, Eddie stopped by KNDU and was interviewed on camera by reporter Justin Honore. Detective Julie Lee translated!

Posted by Pasco Police on Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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