Two K9s retired by county, go to their trainers

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By Brian Slattery

Two of Brunswick County’s canine law enforcement officers will retire to the care of their trainers.

“Historically, since the K9 program started in the 1990s, the handlers are the first option to take the dogs,” Brunswick County Sheriff John Ingram said.

Spike and Carlos were declared surplus at the Nov. 19 county meeting and were then given to their trainers, Jeremy Walls and Ben Simmons, respectively.

The county’s choice was to find suitable, loving homes or have the dogs euthanized.

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