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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 Tango


K9: Tango

Officer: Adam Ehrke

K9: Tango - Narcotics & Patrol

PD: Lorain Police Department

Breed: German Shepherd

M/F: Male

Age: 7

Start of Active Duty: 05.01.18

Retirement Date: 08.01.23

K9 Tango was imported from the Czech Republic through Germany in 2018 where he was partnered with Officer Adam Ehrke. K9 Tango directly contributed to the apprehension of numerous criminals and the recovery of illegal narcotics and weapons through hundreds of deployments. K9 Tango assisted the Lorain Police Swat Team and conducted demonstrations for elementary schools as well as safety town. Shown below, K9 Tango on boat patrol around Lake Erie. 


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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