Fort St John RCMP celebrate National Puppy Day

Fort St John

2023-03-23 12:06 PDT

File # PSA – National Puppy Day

The Fort St John RCMP wish to join in on the celebrations for National Puppy Day by introducing Rani, a beautiful little puppy-in-training for a career in the RCMP Police Dog Service.

Rani, Fort St John RCMP puppy in training, with her paws up on a ledge

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Rani is a purebred German Shepherd who was born at RCMP kennels in Innisfail, Alberta.

Fun Facts - Did you know…

1) Training to become an RCMP police service dog starts when puppies are 7 weeks old?

2) It takes an average of 18 months of training to train a police dog with ongoing weekly training while in service?

3) On average, police dogs will retire from service when they reach 8 years old?


Rani German Shepherd playing in the snow, looking up at the camera

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Happy National Puppy Day from Rani, her handler and the Fort St John RCMP!

Released by

Cst. Chad Neustaeter

Media Relations Officer
Fort St John RCMP
10648 100th St, Fort St John, BC, V1J 3Z6
Office: 250-787-8100
Fax: 250-787-8133


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