The dogs’ primary jobs are fire prevention training, K-9 CPR and first aid training, along with functioning as therapy dogs and canine counselors.
Of course they are a BIG hit with the children and definitively enhance station security.
“My Dad instilled in me a love and respect for animals.
This is a good way to combine that passion with a desire to support the police and fire departments, which deserve all the appropriate resources needed to protect our cities and neighborhoods, and allow these brave men and women to arrive home safely.” because of his passion to help children.
The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation can only distribute grants to qualified 501(c)(3) organizations.
Our original canine EMBER passed last year after 10 years of service, which left RAMSY on her own.She contracted Lyme disease a few years back so we pay extra close attention to her medical needs.This season there is a new rookie on the team, ‘ASHES.’ She is in training and we have great hopes for her.Rudzki and Chief of Police Thomas Stelitano.“On behalf of the proud professionals who comprise the Beaver Police Department, as well as the citizens it serves, I would like to thank the Ben Roethlisberger Foundation.The Foundation’s generous donation will allow us to replace our aging Police Service Dog. This announcement completes the foundation’s 11th grant cycle, during which it distributed 23 grants totaling more than 0,000 to K-9 units around the country.