TOPS patients include animals recovering from injuries, older animals with mobility issues, working animals such as Police K9s
, service and rescue dogs, along with sporting dogs whose owners want maximum performance from their pets.
Also on Sunday is the National Night Out kickoff event at Island Park, with police and fire vehicle displays, a police K9
demonstration, information booths, goody bags, McGruff the Crime Dog and the Kids' FishingFair from noon to 4 p.
The Sturbridge Police were assisted by members of the Massachusetts State Police K9
Unit as well as troopers from the state police barracks in Sturbridge.
The police K9
dogs squad was among the major crowd pullers, It showcased how police dogs make searches and arrests of suspects and criminals and how they detect drugs and explosives, Major Ahmed Adel Maamari, head of the K9 security inspections, said.
Palmdale deputies asked for the assistance of Lancaster deputies, the sheriff's Special Enforcement Bureau, or SWAT team, and police K9
units and surrounded the hotel.
The Goodyear Police K9
Unit will be present as will the "Big Bear Cat" SWAT vehicle.
and the National Night Out kickoff event at Island Park, with police and fire vehicle displays, a police K9
demonstration, safety information, goody bags for children, and McGruff the Crime Dog and the Kids' FishingFair from noon to 4 p.
The West Boylston Police Department was assisted by Worcester Police, Boylston Police, the Worcester County Sheriff's Department K9 Unit and the state police K9
and Air Wing units.
Saturday's festivities at Valle Lindo Park included the planting of three trees, demonstrations of police K9
and horse units, and activities for children.
Demonstrations by police K9
teams and municipal court officials also will be offered.
Drug Enforcement Agency and the Massachusetts State Police K9