Thanks to the super nose of K-9 Jaxson, a Labrador Retriever with the Oregon State Police (OSP), a pair of drug traffickers lost their drugs, and now face Federal drug charges. https://mailtribune.com/news/crime-courts-emergencies/pair-caught-with-50-pounds-of-meth-near-ashland-face-federal-charges ATTENTION DRUG TRAFFICKERS: Southern Oregon does not want your illegal drugs. Don't even try to come here with that garbage. We have super … Continue reading Accused meth traffickers face Federal charges
A local teen has designed and built an agility course for our local County SAR dog teams. He collected the materials from local businesses for this project, and was assisted by other volunteers, of various ages, in the actual building. https://mailtribune.com/news/happening-now/new-jackson-county-obstacle-course-prepares-search-dogs-for-the-unpredictable This agility course will be invaluable to the training of our local SAR dogs, … Continue reading Local Eagle Scout makes training better for SAR dogs
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Monday, 3 Feb 2020, we had our vet appointment with our traditional vet. Right off the bat, she was thinking pancreatitis, as raw foods can lead to this. So, the techs came in and drew blood for bloodwork. Good news is her pancreas are clear. Next the vet is thinking kidneys, as some values were … Continue reading Zephyr's diagnosis, surgery, and recovery
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This is not necessarily dog related, maybe, but it is far too important to not let everyone have all sides of an issue. Regardless of how you feel about certain news websites, censorship is NEVER a good option. Censorship just shows that you have something to hide. My personal belief is that you allow everyone … Continue reading Coronavirus
Southern Oregon law enforcement Drug team score a big win, significantly disrupting the flow of illicit drugs into our Valley. http://www.ci.medford.or.us/News.asp?NewsID=7680 In addition to drugs, the investigators also confiscated seven firearms, that the subject attempted to sell to an undercover officer. Six of those firearms were stolen, verified by the serial numbers. This subject was … Continue reading Law Enforcement 1, Drug dealers 0
Well, today was vet day for Zephyr. Doc took her temp which was a low grade fever of 103, so she has something going on. And he also drew some blood, so hopefully, we will get some more insight as to what is going on with her. We did discover that she will eat; she … Continue reading Zephyr Tales
Day three, and Zephyr still will not eat a regular meal. Though she is taking small hand-fed bites of cukes, bacon, and some hot dogs. The cukes and bacon have so far stayed down. The hot dog pieces that I gave her last night, after she was very interested in my own meal, came right … Continue reading The continuing saga of my girl Zephyr.
https://mailtribune.com/news/videos/san-francisco-police-introduce-new-k9-to-the-public?jwsource=cl This is what Zephyr is trained for, and she works a lot like how Samson is seen working in this video. However, depending on the results of our latest little issue, we may just be retiring her from actual work. I'll know more after we see our vet and have her fully checked out.