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  • Kane County K-9 Patrol Unit - Hugo and Gonzo Receive Bullet Proof Vests
    by Barbara Williamson
    Published - 09/21/11 - 07:28 PM | 2 2 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend | print
    (L-R) Kane County Sheriff's Deputy Brent Smith, K-9 Gonzo, Deputy Marvin Hoyt, K-9 Hugo and Jeff Popowich, senior manager of Best Friends. (photo/Barbara Williamson)
    (L-R) Kane County Sheriff's Deputy Brent Smith, K-9 Gonzo, Deputy Marvin Hoyt, K-9 Hugo and Jeff Popowich, senior manager of Best Friends. (photo/Barbara Williamson)
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    K-9 patrol service dogs (L-R) Hugo and Gonzo wearing their new bullet-proof vests gifted to the Kane County Sheriff's Office by Best Friends Animal Society. (photo/Barbara Williamson)
    K-9 patrol service dogs (L-R) Hugo and Gonzo wearing their new bullet-proof vests gifted to the Kane County Sheriff's Office by Best Friends Animal Society. (photo/Barbara Williamson)
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    (Kanab, UT) - Two ballistic vests were donated to Kane County Sheriff's Office K-9 Unit by Kanab-based national animal welfare organization Best Friends Animal Society.

    Deputies Brent Smith and Marvin Hoyt were presented with the K-9 vests by Jeff Popowich, senior manager at Best Friends for patrol service dogs Hugo and Gonzo. "These vests will help us protect two officers who happen to be four legged," said Deputy Smith.

    About Best Friends Animal Society®:

    Best Friends Animal Society is a nonprofit organization building no-kill programs and partnerships that will bring about a day when there are No More Homeless Pets®. The society's leading initiatives in animal care and community programs are coordinated from its Kanab, Utah, headquarters, the country's largest no-kill sanctuary. This work is made possible by the personal and financial support of a grassroots network of supporters and community partners across the nation.
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    a friend
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    September 29, 2011
    Best Friends Rocks, thanks so much for protecting those who protect us!
    Amy G.
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    September 29, 2011
    That is great that the K-9 officers have added protection for their jobs! Thanks, Best Friends for looking after our four-legged officers!
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