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Meet Our Working Dogs by Breed


K9 Training

At the Penn Vet Working Dog Center, our dogs are donated by reputable breeders. By working with purebred dogs, we can better understand the relationship between a particular dog's genetics, physiology, and performance skills. Here is a list of our dogs by breed.

Belgian Malinois

  • Blitz

    Blitz, Penn Vet Working Dog

    • Registered Name: Vom Barihaus
    • Breed: Belgian Malinois
    • DOB: September24, 2017
    • Gender: Male
    • Kennel: Jerry Bradshaw of Tarheel Canine
    • Foster: Dr. Cindy Otto
    • Legacy: Named in honor of Blitz (handler Lori Clemmo) who deployed to the World Trade Center following the attacks of 9/11.
    • Sponsored by: Nonstop Couriers
    • Job: In training (dual purpose police)
    • Status: For sale
    • VideoBlitz's YouTube 

     

  • Dausen

    Dausen - Penn Vet Working Dog Center

    • Registered Name: Dausen PennvetWDC
    • Breed: Belgian Malinois
    • DOB: December 7, 2018
    • Gender: Male
    • Kennel: Iron Sight Malinois
    • Foster: Maura Matthews & William Cavaleri
    • Legacy: Named in honor of K9 Dausen (Handler Sharon Gattas) who deployed to the World Trade Center following the attacks of 9/11.
    • Job: In Training
    • Status: For Sale
    • Video: Dausen's YouTube

     


Doberman Pinscher

  • Bo (Sunny Boy)

    Bo - Penn Vet Working Dog Center

    • Registered Name: BJF Bo (Sunny Boy) Pennvetwdc
    • Breed: Doberman Pinscher
    • DOB: December 24, 2018
    • Gender: Male
    • Kennel: BJF Working Dogs
    • Foster: Emma Janke
    • Legacy: Named in honor of Sunny Boy (handler Shirley Hammond) who deployed to the World Trade Center following the attacks of 9/11.
    • Sponsored by: Carol Kiryluk
    • Job: In training
    • Status: For sale
    • Video: Bo's YouTube

     


Dutch Shepherd

  • Hawk
    Hawk, Penn Vet Working Dog Center
    • Registered Name: Vrijheid's X'Hawk
    • Breed: Dutch Shepherd
    • DOB: April 9, 2017
    • Gender: Male
    • Kennel: Vrijheid Dutch Shepherds
    • Foster: Effie & Brian Dongnian
    • Legacy: Named in honor of K9 Hawk (Handler Cathy Schiltz) who deployed to the World Trade Center after the attacks of 9/11.
    •  Job: In training (dual purpose police)
    • Status: For sale
    • Video: Hawk's YouTube

     

  • Lucy
    Lucy, Penn Vet Working Dog Center
    • Registered Name: Lucy PennVetWDC
    • Breed: Dutch Shepherd
    • DOB: May 11, 2017
    • Gender: Female
    • Kennel: Penn Vet Working Dog Center
    • Foster: Derek Zaleski & Stephanie Stevens
    • Legacy: Named in honor of Lucy (Handler Lynne Engelbert) who deployed to the World Trade Center following the attacks of 9/11.
    • Job: In training (single purpose scent detection)
    • Status: For sale
    • Video: Lucy's YouTube

     


German Shepherd

  • Bobbie
    Bobbie, Penn Vet Working Dog Center
    • Registered Name: L’Bobbie Von Granville PennVetWDC
    • Breed: German Shepherd Dog
    • DOB: January 29, 2016
    • Gender: Female
    • Kennel: Granville German Shepherds
    • Foster: Bob and JoAnne Dougherty
    • Legacy: Named in honor of K9 Bobbie (Handler Donna Larson) who deployed to the Staten Island Landfill after the attacks of 9/11.
    • Sponsored by: Merck Animal Health
    • Job: Medical Detection
    • Video: Bobbie's YouTube

     

  • Cody

    Cody, Penn Vet Working Dog Center

    • Registered Name: K&DK9 Cody PennVetWDC
    • Breed: German Shepherd Dog
    • DOB: April 4, 2017
    • Gender: Male
    • Kennel: KDs K9
    • Foster: Vicki Berkowitz (puppy foster - Josh & Laura Goldstein) 
    • Legacy: Named in honor of Cody Bear (Handler Paul Morgan) who deployed to the World Trade Center following the attacks of 9/11.
    • Job: In training (single purpose scent detection)
    • Status: For sale
    • Video: Cody's YouTube 

     

     

  • Deja Vu
    Deja Vu, Penn Vet Working Dog Center
    • Registered Name: Deja Vu
    • Breed: German Shepherd Dog
    • DOB: December 7, 2016
    • Gender: Female
    • Kennel: Watcher Engel K9
    • Foster: Bridget Stewart (puppy foster - Jocelyn Craighead)
    • Legacy: Named in honor of K9 Deja Vu (Handler Pat Thompson) who deployed to the Staten Island Landfill after the attacks of 9/11.
    • Job: In training (single purpose scent detection)
    • Status: For sale
    • Video: Deja Vu's YouTube

     

  • Ivey
    Ivey, Penn Vet Working Dog Center
    • Registered Name: S'Ivey 
    • Breed: German Shepherd Dog
    • DOB: December 21, 2016
    • Gender: Female
    • Kennel: Watcher Engel K9
    • Foster: Anna Sharova (puppy foster: Kurt & Alice Barnhart
    • Legacy: Named in honor of K9 Ivey (Handler Nancy Hachmeister) who deployed to the World Trade Center after the attacks of 9/11.
    • Job: Medical Detection
    • Video: Ivey's YouTube

     

     

  • Louie
    WDC Louie
    • Registered Name: Louie
    • Breed: German Shepherd Dog
    • DOB: March 12, 2018
    • Gender: Male
    • Kennel: Donated by Julie Norton
    • Foster: Kyle & Rachel Cunningham
    • Legacy: Named in honor of K9 Louie (Handler Amy Rising, NE-TF1) who deployed to the World Trade Center after the attacks of 9/11.
    • Sponsored by: Barrie and Larry Solomon
    • Job: In Training (dual purpose police)
    • Status: Under Contract
    • Video: Louie's YouTube

     

  • Osa
    Osa, Penn Vet Working Dog Center
    • Registered Name: Osa vom Kugelblitz PennVetWDC
    • Breed: German Shepherd Dog
    • DOB: April 4, 2014
    • Gender: Female
    • Kennel: vom Kugelblitz Kennels
    • Foster: Annemarie DeAngelo
    • Legacy: Named in honor of Osa (Handler Laura LoPresti) who deployed to the World Trade Center following the attacks of 9/11.
    • Sponsor: Air Animal Pet Movers
    • Job: Medical Detection
    • Video: Osa's YouTube

     

  • Rockie
    Rockie - Penn Vet Working Dog Center
    • Registered Name: Ansel Von Der Tierarzt
    • Breed: German Shepherd Dog
    • DOB: March 12, 2018
    • Gender: Male
    • Kennel: Donated by Sgt. William Rodstein, Morton Police
    • Foster: Shelby Wise & Jillian Harris
    • Job: In Training
    • Status: For Sale
    • Video: Rockie's YouTube

     

  • Sam
    WDC Sam
    • Registered Name: Sam
    • Breed: German Shepherd Dog
    • DOB: 3/12/18
    • Gender: Male
    • Kennel: Donated by Julie Norton
    • Foster: Mary & Scott Dooley (puppy foster - Samantha Combs & Alex Moxam)
    • Legacy: Named in honor of K9 Sam (Handler Tim Hanavan, Chesapeake SAR Dog Association) who deployed to the Pentagon following the attacks of 9/11.
    • Job: In Training (dual purpose police)
    • Status: For Sale
    • Video: Sam's YouTube

     


Golden Retriever

  • C'Riley

    C'Riley, Penn Vet Working Dog Center

    • Registered Name: Morningstar C'Riley PennVetWDC
    • Breed: Golden Retriever
    • DOB: December 28, 2017
    • Gender: Male
    • Kennel: Morningstar Golden Retrievers (donated by Judi Hare)
    • Foster: Donald Bohn and Nicole Miller
    • Legacy: Named in honor of Riley (Handler Chris Sulfridge) who deployed to the World Trade Center following the attacks of 9/11.
    • Sponsored by: Carol Kiryluk
    • Job: In training
    • Status: For sale
    • Video: C'Riley's YouTube

     


Labrador Retriever

  • Alley
    Alley - Penn Vet Working Dog Center
    • Registered Name: Storm
    • Breed: Labrador Retriever
    • DOB: October 18, 2018
    • Gender: Female
    • Kennel: Southland Kennels
    • Foster: Jordan Gillespie
    • Legacy: Named in honor of K9 Alley (Handler Heather Roche) who deployed to the Pentagon after the attacks of 9/11.
    • Sponsored: In honor of Frank W. Lloyd
    • Job: In Training
    • Status: For Sale
    • Video: Alley's YouTube

     

  • Bailey

    Bailey, Penn Vet Working Dog Center

    • Registered Name: Bailey PennvetWDC
    • Breed: Labrador Retriever
    • DOB: April 24, 2018
    • Gender: Female
    • Kennel: PennVetWDC
    • Foster: Annie Sun and Emily Trimm
    • Legacy: Named in honor of K9 Bailey (Handler Eileen Roemer) who was deployed to the Pentagon following the attacks of 9/11.
    • Job: In Training 
    • Status: Under Contract
    • Video: Bailey's YouTube

     

  • Boomer

    Boomer, Penn Vet Working Dog Center

    • Registered Name: Boomer PennvetWDC
    • Breed: Labrador Retriever
    • DOB: April 24, 2018
    • Gender: Male
    • Kennel: PennVetWDC
    • Foster: Alena Heyer
    • Legacy: Named in honor of K9 Boomer who was partnered with Michael Rehfeld of the Chesapeake SAR Dog Association. They were deployed to the Pentagon following the attacks of 9/11. 
    • Job: In Training 
    • Status: Under Contract
    • Video: Boomer's YouTube

     

  • Glory

    Glory, Penn Vet Working Dog Center

    • Registered Name: Glory PennvetWDC
    • Breed: Labrador Retriever
    • DOB: April 24, 2018
    • Gender: Female
    • Kennel: PennVetWDC
    • Foster: David Park
    • Legacy: Named in honor of K9 Glory (Handler Jane Servais, Mid-Atlantic Dogs) who was deployed to the Pentagon following the attacks of 9/11.
    • Job: In Training 
    • Status: Under Contract
    • Video: Glory's YouTube

     

  • Helen
    Helen - Penn Vet Working Dog Center
    • Registered Name: Helen 
    • Breed: Labrador Retriever
    • DOB: June 28, 2017
    • Gender: Female
    • Kennel: Penn Vet Working Dog Center
    • Foster: Andrew & Debbie Schumsky
    • Job: Medical Detection
    • Video: Helen's YouTube

     

     

  • Obe

    WDC Obe

    • Registered Name: Obe PennvetWDC
    • Breed: Labrador Retriever
    • DOB: April 24, 2018
    • Gender: Male
    • Kennel: PennVetWDC
    • Foster: Karen Brann
    • Legacy: Named in honor of K9 Obe (Handler Sue Lavoie, Ramapo Rescue Dog Association) who was deployed to Staten Island following the attacks of 9/11.
    • Job: In Training 
    • Status: Under Contract
    • Video: Obe's YouTube

     

  • Rosco

    Rosco, Penn Vet Working Dog Center

    • Registered Name: Rosco PennvetWDC
    • Breed: Labrador Retriever
    • DOB: April 24, 2018
    • Gender: Male
    • Kennel: PennVetWDC
    • Foster: Kaitlyn Reszkowski
    • Legacy: Named in honor of K9 Rosco (Handler Kim McCusker-Reuss, FL-TF2) who was deployed to the World Trade Center following the attacks of 9/11.
    • Job: In Training 
    • Status: Under Contract
    • Video: Rosco's YouTube

     

  • Scout

    Scout, Penn Vet Working Dog

    • Breed: Labrador Retriever
    • DOB: Jun 06, 2015
    • Gender: Male
    • Kennel: Three Cedars Retrievers
    • Foster: Craig Carnaroli & Amie Thorton
    • Legacy: Named in honor of Scout (Handler Blake Wallis) who deployed to the World Trade Center following the attacks of 9/11.
    • Job: Single purpose working dog
    • Status: Sold

     

     

     

  • Sniper

    Sniper, Penn Vet Working Dog Center

    • Registered Name: Sniper PennVetWDC
    • Breed: Labrador Retriever
    • DOB: May 17, 2018
    • Gender: Male
    • Kennel: AmericanK9
    • Foster: Joe Broscoe
    • Legacy: Named in honor of K9 Sniper (Handler Anne Dottore) who deployed to Staten Island following the attacks of 9/11.
    • Job: In Training
    • Status: For Sale
    • Video: Sniper's YouTube

     

  • Tanner
    Tanner - Penn Vet Working Dog Center
    • Registered Name: Tanner PennVetWDC
    • Breed: Labrador Retriever
    • DOB: September 2, 2017
    • Gender: Male
    • Kennel: Penn Vet Working Dog Center
    • Foster: Brenna Babiy (previously Amy and Phil Nichols) (puppy foster Mary-Elizabeth Klopp)
    • Legacy: Named in honor of Cantor Fitzgerald employee Michael Anthony (Tiny) Tanner, who lost his life in the attacks of 9/11.
    • Job: Explosives Detection
    • Status: For Sale
    • Video: Tanner's YouTube