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Howling Heroes is currently accepting applications for the esteemed K-9 Guardian Award. 🐾🏆 Apply today to support our retired K9 heroes!

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Meet Bosco


K9: Bosco

Officer: Ryan Kaetzel

K9: Bosco - Bedford Hts. PD

PD: Narcotics & Patrol

Breed: German Shepherd

M/F: Male

Age: 7

Start of Active Duty: 05.18.18

Retirement Date: 07.11.23

K9 Bosco served the city of Bedford His for five years. During his first week of active duty, K9 Bosco received recognition when he captured a wanted homicide suspect out of Euclid, OH. He was also recognized for helping evacuate residents during an apartment building fire. K9 Bosco went on hundreds of missions with successful drug and narcotics seizures at FedEx.

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Join us in honoring the unwavering dedication of our Howling Heroes and supporting future K9 Guardian Award recipients by contributing to the VFR Foundation. Your generosity not only sustains our current heroes but paves the way for the training and support of future four-legged guardians.


Every contribution, no matter the size, amplifies the impact of these extraordinary animals and fortifies their ability to serve with distinction. Join us in championing their cause and making a tangible difference in the lives of these remarkable canines.

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