Body armor donated to DeSoto County K9 - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Body armor donated to DeSoto County K9

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DESOTO COUNTY, MS (WMC) -

Another DeSoto County K9 received protective body armor.

DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department K9 Rody was given a bullet and stab protective best through a donation from Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., a non-profit organization.

Rody’s vest is sponsored by a fundraiser hosted by Beverly Spencer of Nesbit, Mississippi, and embroidered with “In memory of K9 Rocky EOW 6/10/15 – Loyal Partner.”

Rody is the third DeSoto County K9 to received a vest. In April, Don and Blondie received their vests from Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.

Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is a charity based out of East Taunton, Massachusetts. They have provided over 2,000 vests to K9s in 50 states.

The average value of a vest is between $1,795 and $2,234.

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