service animals

‘She died at home in my arms’: Maine police dog gets a final salute

Dec 30, 2016
Bath Police Chief Michael Field (left) and Cpl. Michelle Small carry the body of former Bath police dog Keylo to a police cruiser Thursday morning in Bath. Keylo, who worked with Small for about 10 years, died at home Thursday.
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BATH, Maine — Dozens of law enforcement officers from around the state gathered Thursday in Bath as part of a procession to honor longtime police dog Keylo, who died that morning at the home of her owner and former partner.

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AUGUSTA, Maine - Resting service dogs kept a watchful eye on members of the Legislature's Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Committee today as their owners weighed in on a bill aimed at setting clearer guidelines on what qualifies as a "service animal" under Maine law.