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Yates County Sheriff's Office gets new K-9

There's a new friendly face over at the Yates County Sheriff's Office. Meet Magnum: he's a 6-month-old German Shepherd who has just begun his training to become a narcotic and tracking dog. Deputy Seth Skelly is his proposed handler. Magnum was donated to the sheriff's office and will be trained...
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Bath Police Want to Start K-9 Program

The Bath Police Department would like to add a K-9 to the staff. Interim Police Chief Colin Taft tells WENY-TV a K-9 could help in a number of ways. The Police Benevolent Association is asking for the public’s help. It will cost about 15 thousand dollars to start a K-9 program.
Bath, NYNewsChannel 36

Village of Bath PBA raising money to add K-9 officer to the force

BATH ,N.Y. (WENY) – The Village of Bath Police Benevolent Association is asking for the public’s help to add a K-9 officer to the force. Interim Chief of Police Colin Taft says he believes a K-9 officer would not only help with detecting drugs, improving officer safety, locating missing people and apprehending suspects, but it would also help in community relations.
Canandaigua, NYMPNnow

CLWA to lead guided invasive species hike

The Canandaigua Lake Watershed Association will lead a guided hike/workshop with Matt Gallo, terrestrial invasive species outreach coordinator for Finger Lakes PRISM, at 10 a.m. June 11 at Naples Creek. Hikers will learn how to identify and remove invasive species that threaten natural ecosystems, and how to report species they...
Yates County, NYFinger Lakes Times

Yates shelter expansion kicks off

BENTON — The finished product may be a couple of years away, but Humane Society of Yates County officials and others hope it will be worth the wait. Local officials were at a ceremonial groundbreaking ceremony last month to mark the planned expansion of the society’s shelter on Route 14A in Benton, just north of Penn Yan. It is being funded largely through a $500,000 grant from the state Department of Agriculture & Markets.
Steuben County, NYwlea.net

Another Donation Comes In To Steuben Co K9’s

Steuben County Sheriff’s Office K9 Mac has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Mac’s vest was embroidered with the sentiment “Gifted by Mozart Lodge No. 436”. Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., established in 2009, is...
Wayne, NYwaynetimes.com

WTCC students get up close with Mini Ark Farms

In April, an exotic animals presentation was given by Mini Ark Farms to students attending the Wayne Technical and Career Center (WTCC). Sally Reeves, Exotic Animal Program Coordinator for Mini Ark Farms presented along with Barb Cowley and Bailey Montondo. The goal of Mini Ark Farms is to teach students to have respect for all animals.