Brent and Blue care about one another and watch every others’ backs, similar to human patrol companions do, Brent stated. However in terms of quirky behaviors, Brent might be extra lenient with the canine than she is with common officers.
“If my human companion farted within the automotive like Blue, it might be a brief partnership,” she joked, including that typically the canine “sleeps behind the automotive. I’ve heard him loud night breathing. That’s one other factor I wouldn’t let a human companion do.”
Brent stated she enjoys “seeing the entire stuff come collectively” for Blue as he learns new instructions or patrol actions. He works actually laborious to get “paid” in hotdogs, toys and play time.
“They are saying a canine type of takes on the character of the handler,” Kirk stated. “Sarah is superb, and he or she is extraordinarily laborious working, which interprets with the canine, too. So the canine is studying a piece ethic from her, and only a means of doing enterprise that’s going to be useful.”
Constructing bravery and boldness
Blue nonetheless acts shy round new folks. Throughout a brief picture shoot with TDN final week, he saved a cautious eye on the photographer and stayed near Brent at any time when potential.
The following 5 weeks of coaching will assist construct his confidence and bravado, Brent stated.
“We’re making ready for Blue to be on patrol and make police jobs safer, so he shall be put in conditions the place he’s a bit of extra daring and courageous (in coaching). … Proper now I’m a secure house for him, so he needs to be close to me. However I need him to go discover,” she stated. “I need him to go search for the unhealthy man whereas I wait outdoors of the warehouse.”