MARTIN COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — A Martin County Sheriff’s Office K9 named Spike has received a bullet and stab protective vest.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, the vest came from a donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9S, Inc.
Spike’s vest was sponsored by Don and Misty Fike of Galesburg, IL.
Spike’s vest is embroidered with the statement “Honoring those who served and sacrificed”.
Each Vested Interest vest has a value of up to $2,283, weighs an average of 4-5 lbs, and comes with a 5-year warranty.
The release states that Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., established in 2009, is a 501(c)(3) charity whose mission is to provide bullet and stab protective vests and other assistance to dogs of law enforcement and related agencies throughout the United States.