Texas Man Trains Shelter Dogs to Do Police Work


Brad Croft works with a shelter dog in San Antonio, Texas.
Photo via ABC News

Most police K9 officers are pure-bred dogs, but one Texas man is trying to change that. Brad Croft believes that many of the dogs languishing in shelters can be trained to work the police beat, thus fulfilling a necessary role and saving yet another pooch that might end up being euthanized:

“All they need is a chance to prove themselves and these dogs will work every bit as hard as the purebred dogs that we bring in from overseas,” said Croft, found of Universal K9.

This seems like a win-win situation that we hope gains more momentum around the country.

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