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K9 Companion for Family of Fallen Officer: The Thin Blue Line Dog Project

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Danny McWilliams of EasTex K9 Dog Training LLC has had the honor of working thousands of hours with four-legged furry companions over the years. He has had the great fortune of being a veterinarian technician, caring for dogs at some of their worst moments, assisting vets with exams and surgeries, and then working for many years with a Police K-9 Unit before becoming a K-9 Handler himself. In that line of work, he saw a need for structured, consistent training, and coordinated K-9 dog teams in narcotics detection, tracking, and apprehension. He now has the opportunity to train family pets in Anahuac, Texas, making the relationship between dog and owner a happy and healthy one. But, where possible, he also steps up for special projects, ensuring that dogs get paired with families that need them most.

K9 Companion for Family of Fallen Officer: The Thin Blue Line Dog Project

Photo: Facebook/EasTex K9

On November 21, McWilliams’ Facebook page posted on one such special project called The Thin Blue Line Dog Project in which the Edwards family, located in the state of Michigan, would be receiving a companion dog. He identified that Preston, the dog in question, would be traveling to Michigan to join this family, whose father/husband had made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty for the Taylor Police Department in 2010. McWilliams has trained Preston for the period of approximately nine months in order to guarantee the right fit of dog to the family. To ensure safe transport and proper family introductions, McWilliams will be traveling with the dog and be helping Preston transition into the companion role he’ll fill. To do so at no cost to the family, a YouCaring crowdfunding page has been established for those that wish to make a heartfelt donation in any denomination. The link to the page can be found here.

K9 Companion for Family of Fallen Officer: The Thin Blue Line Dog Project
Photo: Facebook/EasTex K9

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