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JULY 09 & 10, 2020


How K-9 units helped in Naga and Itogon landslide search operations

MANILA, Philippines – Two weeks after the landslide in Itogon, Benguet and more than a week since the one in Naga, Cebu, the spotlight is turned to the different K-9 units which played a huge role in the search and rescue operations in both areas.

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K9 units to help look for landslide victims in Itogon

MANILA - Several K9 units from the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) will be joining the search and rescue efforts in Itogon, Benguet, where dozens remain missing from a massive landslide during the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong.

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PSG gets more bomb-sniffing dogs to protect Duterte

MANILA, Philippines – New dogs will be joining the Presidential Security Group's (PSG) roster of canines, ensuring President Rodrigo Duterte and his VIP guests have better protection.

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Hero dog cited for detecting p6.8-B ‘shabu’

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Monday stood by man’s best friend in the case of the missing ton of “shabu” (crystal meth) reportedly smuggled into the country in July inside four magnetic lifters found last month in a Cavite warehouse.

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PDEA retires K9 heroes into adoption

MANILA, Philippines — After serving the government for years, 13 hero dogs got new homes after the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) put them up for adoption the other day.

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Valenzuela City police get new vehicles, K9 dogs

Sixty new police mobile units equipped with Global Positioning System (GPS) and eight highly trained K9 dogs were turned over by the Valenzuela City government to its local police force today.

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Instead of body cams, PNP bought 48 bomb-sniffing dogs worth over P500k each: Recto

MANILA - The Philippine National Police (PNP) could have purchased body cameras for its personnel conducting "Oplan Tokhang" operations last year if not for its purchase of bomb-sniffing dogs worth over half a million each, a senator said.

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Military dogs find a retirement home at this center

MANILA -- The average lifespan of a canine is around 10-13 years and an average K-9 will devote most of those years on duty, protecting humans.

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PNP aims to have 300 K9 dogs by 2018’s end

The Philippine National Police (PNP) is planning to reach at least 300 bomb-sniffing dogs by year end, according to an official of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Canine (EOD/K9) Group.

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