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Maryland police officers trained to save their drug-sniffing dogs from overdoses – Baltimore Sun

With the rise of deadly opioids, police K-9 units are being trained on how to save their dogs from an overdose.

It would take a “microscopic amount” of these synthetic opioids to be fatal to a dog, said New York-based veterinarian Paul McNamara.

McNamara runs ODIN’s Fund, a non-profit that provides first aid training to K-9 units across the country. He said he’s been inundated with questions from police agencies recently about how to train officers to give Narcan to dogs.

Source: Maryland police officers trained to save their drug-sniffing dogs from overdoses – Baltimore Sun

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