Tributes have been paid to a serving police dog who sadly passed away on Sunday, 12th September 2021.
A spokesperson for Cleveland Police Dog Unit tweeted:
‘It’s with immense sadness I have to announce PD Cougar left us yesterday and is off over the rainbow bridge.
‘He became unwell suddenly with [an] underlying health condition’.
‘Focus on Animal Law’ tweeted:
‘So sad to read.
‘Any loss is sad, but sudden and serious illness leaves us with many searching questions.
‘We know that Cougar will not have been left to suffer, and his welfare came first. Fly high dear spirit Cougar, fly high.
‘Our thoughts are with his handler. So sorry’
Claire Bines added: ‘That’s so sad. Sleep well PD Cougar. Thank you for your service. My thoughts are with your handler and all your other humans.’