Career Stats: K-9 Summer has a long list of awards and honors for her work as a K-9 Hero. In April 2015, she was awarded with a US Working Dog Service Award from the United States War Dog Association. In July 2017, she received a PDSA Commendation Award from the PDSA UK. In July 2018, she received the 25 Most Heroic Dogs in America from USA Today. In September 2019, she was presented with a K-9 Medal of Courage from American Humane. December 2019, she also received a Uniformed Service Award from American Kennel Club (AKC) 2012-2013 Deployed with 1st Batt/7th Marines to Leatherneck, AFG 2014-2021 EDD K-9 Police with Amtrak Police Department . During her tenure with APD, she patrolled the train station in Washington DC.
K-9 Summer was responsible for boarding trains, protection of Amtrak passengers, personnel and infrastructure, conducting tactical train rides from DC-NYC, conducting K-9 sweeps and protection for VIP’s and foreign dignitaries, conducting K-9 sweeps and patrol for special events and national athletic competitions, conducting mutual aid with surrounding police departments with bomb threats and VIP arrivals. Summer also deployed as a K-9 team throughout the United States to provide coverage for Pope Francis while visiting Washington DC, Philadelphia, and New York City in 2015. K-9 Summer provided K-9 sweeps for the 58th Presidential Inauguration Candlelight Dinner and Ball at Union Station.
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