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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 Finn

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K9: Finn

Officer: Justin Chappelear

K9: Arko – Narcotics and Patrol 

PD: Dublin PD – Dublin, OH

Breed: Belgian Malinois/German Shepherd

M/F: Male

Age: 6

Start of Active Duty: 2017

Retirement Date: 2022

K9 Finn served alongside his handler for 5 years with the Dublin Police Department in central Ohio. During the course of his career, K9 Finn worked to detect illegal drugs and assist in the apprehension and arrests of criminals. 


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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