MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. — The Madison County Sheriff’s Workplace is including a brand new member to their crew.
“She is a particular canine. It’s her nature too. The best way she’s going to strategy that particular person there, she’s form of like a consolation canine,” mentioned Madison County Sheriff John Mehr.
The state Alzheimer’s Affiliation is internet hosting a contest with the sheriff’s workplace, the place you get to choose the identify of the brand new feminine black lab.
“Individuals will ship in a $5 donation, and also you’re going to get to place a reputation in and so they, with us, will really choose the identify,” Mehr mentioned.
In contrast to the opposite Ok-9s, she’s going to help in looking for misplaced ones with dementia, Alzheimer’s, and different related sicknesses utilizing a scent preservation package.
“It’s an proof grade jar. The person can wipe beneath the arm 10 occasions and place it on this jar and seal it up, and it shops your human scent,” mentioned Paul Coley, CEO of Scent Proof Ok-9.
The sheriff’s workplace says the kits will probably be prepared for dispersal shortly, however ask they solely go to those that want them.
“Properly that is the primary main push we have now right here. I feel we have now a couple of thousand kits right here that the sheriff’s workplace will probably be on the point of disperse right here inside the subsequent few weeks,” Coley mentioned.
In case you have a cherished one and wish to hold their scent in case of emergency, you may contact the sheriff’s workplace.
If you want the take part in naming the brand new Ok-9, the competition is open till Friday, Aug. 27.