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K-9 Rocky

Rocky, a canine officer with Napa Police, hangs onto his handler, Officer Brett Muratori, outside of Pet Food Express during last year's Cover Your K-9 fundraiser. 

Does your family pet need a bath? If so, head to Pet Food Express where, on Saturday and Sunday, all proceeds from their self-service pet wash tokens will benefit local K-9 units.

Money raised from the ‘Cover Your K-9’ event will help fund bullet-proof vests for police dogs, heat sensor alarms for police vehicles and first aid materials.

Last year, Cover Your K-9, a project of the Police & Working K-9 Foundation, provided Napa Police K-9 Rocky with a new Kevlar vest, which can cost between $800 and $1,200. The fund provides safety equipment and emergency medical care to California law enforcement K-9 teams.

Napa’s Pet Food Express is located at 3916 Bel Aire Plaza.

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For more information, visit coveryourk9.com.

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Public Safety Reporter

Maria Sestito is the Napa Valley Register public safety reporter. She covers breaking news as well as crime and courts. Maria came to the Napa Valley Register in 2015 after working as a reporter and photographer at The Daily News in Jacksonville, NC.