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Why are pets everywhere? Businesses, airlines cracking down on service animal rules

No doubt you’ve noticed, pet lovers seem to be taking their animals everywhere these days. Some are performing a true service for their owners, but many are not. Now, several states, airlines and businesses are being forced to crack down on the abuse. At Nashville K-9, the need for a service or emotional support

These new K-9 teams from the Manchester Police Department have just graduated

Two new K-9s have graduated and are now part of the Manchester Police Department. Nashville K-9 imported canines Nalty and Storm from Europe earlier this year. Now both dogs and their handlers have graduated from narcotics and police patrol. MPD said K-9 Officer Derek Bowles graduated with honors with K-9 Storm and K-9 Officer Daryn…

Manchester Police now has two graduated police K-9 teams

Manchester Police Department has two graduated police K-9 teams in narcotics detection and police patrol. K-9 Officers Nalty and Storm were green dogs imported from Europe by Nashville K-9 in early Seeptember and began taining on October 4. They completed their initial training on December 11. Both dogs were reportedly certified three different times by…

Some using ADA loophole to bring non-service dogs into restaurants

There are dozens of “dog friendly” restaurants and businesses in Music City. Most of them require dogs to be on the patios, unless they’re “service dogs.” But, not everyone is following the rules. Some dog lovers are using a loophole, bringing their pets inside. According to the American Disabilities Act, restaurants can only ask if…

Experts weigh in on how to break up a dog fight at the dog park

As green space diminishes in Nashville, dog owners are forced to walk their pets in tight quarters which can lead to dog fights. Several apartment complexes in downtown Nashville have dog runs attached to the building. While the dog park can be fun, rough-housing often happens and can quickly escalate. “There are a bunch of…

Meet Remi, Tennessee’s first police dog who sniffs out electronics to help protect children

On her first day on the job, the newest member of the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office bounded over a black suitcase. Remi — a 2-year-old black Labrador — had discovered a small memory card inside the piece of luggage. “Good job, Remi,” said Detective Lee Eaves, her handler. He chucked a red ball across the…