Montgomery Township police report sudden death of dog

TOWNSHIP OF MONTGOMERY, PA – The local police department has announced that its canine patrolling and explosives detection expert has died suddenly.

Cody, who had worked for the Montgomery Township Police Department for eight years, was 9 years old.

The ministry claims Cody was the staunch partner of his human master, Agent Joe McGuigan.

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“Many have had the opportunity to meet Cody on his numerous visits with students, groups and others since he began serving our community in 2014,” the police department told his Facebook page Tuesday.

The department said Cody received numerous commendations and certifications during his nearly ten-year service to the community. He recently finished third overall in the US Police Canine Association Region 6 Police Dog Field Trials in November.

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“Please keep Officer McGuigan in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time,” the department said.

Cody’s cause of death was not given, with the department only saying the dog died suddenly.

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