The canine memorial had been inaugurated by DGP and State Police Chief Loknath Behera on June 20, Saturday.
The floral tributes on the tombs of the service canine was done and the memorial construction unveiled on the Kerala Police Academy campus in Thrissur.
A complete of 10 tombs have been constructed in the identical pit on a rotation foundation. Every tomb is enclosed with granite stone slabs with a teak wooden board for engraving the canines identify who will lay to relaxation there. One cypress tree has been planted at each tomb’s head.
The construction is close to ‘Vishranthi’, the retirement and rehabilitation residence for K9 Squad canine, constructed on the police academy. With the initiative of DGP Behera in 2019 it has many services together with a leisure actions room for canine to play and watch tv, a backyard and a swimming pool. There are a complete of 19 canine within the retirement residence at present with medical workers and veterinary medical doctors. They’re prescribed a balanced food schedule based on their weight and top.
The dog squad of the Kerala Police began with three Alsatian dogs in 1959 in Thiruvananthapuram.
Besides common breeds like the German shepherd and the Labrador, 37 dogs of breeds like Beagle, Chippiparai, Kanni, and Belgian Malinois were also recruited to the K9 squad recently. All dogs are given advanced training lessons that meet international standards. Their training modules are updated to face different challenges that arise during investigations.