Police dogs to get protective vests

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Auburn, Maine

  /  Associated Press /  September 29, 2013

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Several in Maine are getting vests to protect them against gun and knife attacks. Police in Auburn said a departmental dog named K-9 Dutch will receive a vest, as will two dogs, Rex and Gunner, with the state Department of Corrections. Officials were able to get the vests through a grant from Vested Interests in K-9s Inc. by the Petco Foundation. Vested Interest is a nonprofit organization that provides to throughout the United States. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.

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