K-9 Dino (Past)

tony and dino

 Name: Dino

Breed: Belgian Malinois/Shepherd cross

Country of Origin: Netherland

Birthday: April 9, 2010

Service Years: 2011 – 2017

Where/when trained: Shallow Creek Kennels (Sharpsville, Pennsylvania) – 2011

Certification: OPOTA Dual Purpose Police K-9 – Dino was certified in Narcotics Detection and Patrol Functions. Patrol functions include tracking, article detection, handler protection, and criminal apprehension.

dino with toytony and dinodino taking a break

K9 Dino died unexpectedly on 9/26/17 at midnight.

A few minutes after beginning a track for suspects wanted for a child abduction late on 9/25/17, Dino collapsed and stopped breathing.

Visit K-9 Dino’s memorial page at Officer Down Memorial Page


Handler: Officer Tony Leidenbor

Officer Leidenbor was certified as a Peace Officer in 2011 and hired by Green Township in 2013.

He received his first certification as a K-9 handler in 2007 with his tracking K-9 at the Canine Tracking Academy in Canon City, Colorado.


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