September 29, 2022
New York's First Pit Bull Police Dog Is Breaking Down Stereotypes For Her Type

New York’s First Pit Bull Police Dog Is Breaking Down Stereotypes For Her Type

Pit Bulls are thought about a vicious type by lots of. This is mostly because of the cruel humans who have used them in dog fighting over the years. There were also many headings in newspapers how Pit Bulls struck or mauled young children to death.

However, the fact is that these dogs can be as caring and as friendly as any other breed out there. We just need to provide the chance to prove everyone wrong. Luckily, one female Pit Bull that goes by the name Kiah is doing exactly that.

When she was seen roaming around the streets with a blooded head, authorities handled to track her owner down and charge him with animal cruelty. It was then that Kiah came to be a resident of the Kirby Pet Sanctuary in Texas.

The staff there knew the dog was way too intelligent and friendly to be left there, so they first tried to find her a forever home, but as time passed by, they realized she can make a fantastic police dog.

Right after, Kiah joined the Universal K9 program where she impressed everybody. She was extremely vibrant, sociable, and simple to train.

Now, after she’s undergone the training, Kiah became the first Pit Bull police canine in the state of New York. She’s presently working as a Rookie K9 Sniffer Canine at the Poughkeepsie Police Department.

Kiah’s trainer, Officer Justin Bruzgul, states “( If the dog has) the energy to use her nose and wish to please her handler and do that working job, it doesn’t matter what breed it is.”.

New York's First Pit Bull Police Dog Is Breaking Down Stereotypes For Her Type

When she’s not combating criminals, Kiah is fighting stereotypes about her breed.

The Kirby Animal Sanctuary composed on Facebook, “So proud of our Kiah! She [is] establishing the bar high by showing that pit bulls can make our neighborhoods safer, not more harmful … Way to go Kiah!”.