Elmore County K9 Team Needs Your Help to Support Programs

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By Alabama News Network

The Search and Rescue of Elmore County K9 team is there for anyone who needs them. Now team members say they need your help.

The team held a donation drive today at the Tallassee Wal-Mart from 8:00 until noon. The whole gang was there, including the newest addition to the team, a bloodhound named John Boy.

His handler says these are no ordinary dogs.

"John-Boy is to help out on missing people. He's to save the community a lot of time. When it may take an hour to find them with a group of people, he may cut down that time to 15, 20 minutes," said Chris Moore, John-Boy's handler.

The team will use the money it raises for important supplies and programs, including kennel improvements, veterinary services, team training and equipment.

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