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  • donedidit Nov 27, 7:40 p.m.

    These comments prove why law enforcement officers will always have a job.... Anyone ever heard of the saying that goes along with the word "ASSUME?"

  • oceancandle Nov 27, 7:32 p.m.

    Why is everyone assuming that the dog was in a 24/7 pen? Some people let their dogs out into a pen as opposed to putting them on a chain or a runner. I had a Lhasa Apso that hated being indoors. She loved being outside so I had to build her a pen. If I brought her in because of bad weather she would sit at the door and whine and bark and scratch until I put her back in her pen. I made her a dog sweater, she took it off and laid on it while it frosted on her. I enclosed my back porch in heavy plastic to get her out of the wind and two feet of snow, she drove me nuts! Not all dogs are or want to be indoor dogs. My cat was an indoor/outdoor cat. She only wanted to be in if it was too cold to be out. Now, if you have one of these newfangled genetically engineered prize possessions you might want to keep Fido or Felix in the house where they can't learn to fend for themselves if the need ever arises!

  • johnny2times Nov 27, 5:56 p.m.

    Poor dog. If I was kicked, beat, and left in a pen like police dogs Id leave too.

    vinylcarwraps23
    November 27, 2012 4:18 p.m.

    wow! You assume EVERY police dog is treated like that? Unreal..just because a few officers have mistreated the dog they have, does not mean all are like that. I could say the same thing about parents that I come in contact with at work on how they raise their kids.....but I know not all parents are as bad as the ones I come in contact with...

  • Just Once Nov 27, 5:45 p.m.

    Police officer behind me has a K9. It stays outside and my mastiff stays inside.

  • jusmyopnyun Nov 27, 4:56 p.m.

    I am very sorry to hear this and hope she is found safe.Please do not place her with this handler again and dept. enforce more humane housing for this officer in the future!

  • Minarchist Nov 27, 4:18 p.m.

    Poor dog. If I was kicked, beat, and left in a pen like police dogs Id leave too.

  • fishon Nov 27, 4:11 p.m.

    "It,s a dog, D-O-G THEY BELONG OUTSIDE. Thats why god gave them fur. robbyh"

    Some dogs do belong outside, hunting dogs for one. Growing up had one kept on a chain with a nice double walled insulated doghouse. We also had a miniature schnauzer which stayed inside. Nothing mean about keeping a dog outside if that's what you want to do.

  • aquamarine46 Nov 27, 4:00 p.m.

    SouthernBornSouthernBred....'I don't think the cat would appreciate him getting in.'......I would suggest putting the cat out and letting the dog in. Just sayin

  • anderson Nov 27, 3:52 p.m.

    I am hoping for her return but I don't like that she was in a pen outside. She should be inside and protected from the weather and loved as a pet. She works to protect her master and fellow officers with her life. She doesn't need to be treated like a bad dog by putting her in a pen outside. She needs to be loved and treated as a family member. Now I am mad at the person that keeps her.
    magee43

    Ignorance is bliss huh?

  • SouthernBornSouthernBred Nov 27, 3:34 p.m.

    Dogs are smarter than people give them credit for. My dog learned to open the gate to our fence, so we had to start padlocking it. Now he can turn the door knob to the back door about half way around with his mouth. So needless to say the deadbolt and door now stay locked, I don't think the cat would appreciate him getting in. I really hope they find the dog.

  • topfan4unc Nov 27, 3:28 p.m.

    Where is everyone getting that the officer is a "her", as I only saw the "her" reference for the dog and such. Putting words in as facts people........

    Hope the dog is found safe and sound and quickly.

  • Tarheel89 Nov 27, 3:27 p.m.

    Why is everyone assuming that the officer is a woman??? The only "she" and "her" in the article refers to the dog, not the officer.

  • pjnoobie2 Nov 27, 3:19 p.m.

    Piene2..what does its a dog mean??? The dog should have been kept inside!! I bet you have a chained up dog dont you Piene2? I hope they find him...and he is ok...

  • WageSlave Nov 27, 3:08 p.m.

    Oh and I wouldn't recommennd trying to hurt the dog, it is a police canine with police powers so to speak.
    ncdixie1

    Police powers? Get real. The argument should be more so of Don't hurt the dog unless he is attempting to hurt you.

    You better believe if I am in the yard with my family and Jen comes sporting across the yard (in an agressive manner) *police terms for you* that he will be dealt his.

    All this garbage aside, I hope the dog is found and returned back to it's owner.

  • anonemoose Nov 27, 2:42 p.m.

    I bet the dog doesn't go to the emergency room for help.

  • charmcclainlovesdogs2 Nov 27, 2:31 p.m.

    Why did the officer not have the dog where it could not have escaped? She is responsible and she should own it.

  • RM24 Nov 27, 2:25 p.m.

    Its a male dog. Not that it matters when looking for him.

  • 2gurlz2boyzMom Nov 27, 2:08 p.m.

    I AGREE WITH MAGEE43...
    IF THE POLICE ARE SUPPOSED TO PROTECT AND SERVE, WHY ARE THEY NOT PROTECTING THEIR OWN???

  • vincentwilliam794 Nov 27, 2:04 p.m.

    Sure hope she is found safe, WRAL, keep us posted on the updates..

  • ncdixie1 Nov 27, 1:42 p.m.

    Oh and I wouldn't recommennd trying to hurt the dog, it is a police canine with police powers so to speak.

  • ncdixie1 Nov 27, 1:41 p.m.

    Yeah working dogs are not pets. They are loved and well taken care of but not necessarily pets. Dogs strive to be dogs, humans strive to make them human, but they are still dogs.

  • CorovaNC Nov 27, 1:33 p.m.

    Shotgun Willie, Just what would you do if this police dog walked in your yard?

  • robbyh Nov 27, 1:33 p.m.

    It,s a dog, D-O-G THEY BELONG OUTSIDE. Thats why god gave them fur.

  • North Carolina Cutie Nov 27, 1:25 p.m.

    Maybe this is an officer that do not like a dog in his house it's OK.

  • shotgun_willie Nov 27, 1:23 p.m.

    that thing better not come in my yard

  • Centurian Nov 27, 1:09 p.m.

    The K-9 should be properly and safely cared for, but remember "magee43" that it is a service dog and is not a "pet." I hope they find her.

  • crustyhalo Nov 27, 1:05 p.m.

    magee43..I hear what you are saying, but please realize that most K-9 handlers love their dogs and will protect them from harm,however,they are working animals and MUST be treated as such. You can not treat them like a family pet, because they are not. I am sure that Jin is well cared for and not out in a kennel without some type of protection from the elements. My heart goes out to her handler....I know they are sick with worry. Hopefully she is found saftely and very soon.

  • nowhining Nov 27, 1:04 p.m.

    magee43....you obviously do not know about working canines. You absolutely can not treat them as pets, they have got to have more fun at work than home.

  • aquamarine46 Nov 27, 12:36 p.m.

    I agree wioth magee43. Why was she kept in an outside pen, and was she only there a little while for fresh air, or is that where she stays all the time when not working? Sure hope she is found soon.

  • magee43 Nov 27, 12:22 p.m.

    I am hoping for her return but I don't like that she was in a pen outside. She should be inside and protected from the weather and loved as a pet. She works to protect her master and fellow officers with her life. She doesn't need to be treated like a bad dog by putting her in a pen outside. She needs to be loved and treated as a family member. Now I am mad at the person that keeps her.

  • Scubagirl Nov 27, 12:17 p.m.

    Sure hope they find her safely. She is a beautiful dog.

  • 2alegal Nov 27, 12:04 p.m.

    With a $500 reward, I'm going to look for her!!!

  • Lightfoot3 Nov 27, 11:58 a.m.

    Hope they find her, but that's a pretty small reward for a valuable, trained dog.

  • Runt over again Nov 27, 11:52 a.m.

    So if and when the dog is picked up by the dog catcher will the handler be fined for the dog getting loose like every none police person would be?

  • Caring Nov 27, 11:23 a.m.

    Hope they find Jin soon!!!

  • CuriousT Nov 27, 11:20 a.m.

    She's a beauty.

  • smegma Nov 27, 11:04 a.m.

    that dog will come back as soon as she wants to

  • RaisinCake Nov 27, 10:55 a.m.

    Hope she's found safe and sound!

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