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Tiny Police K-9 Dies Of A Broken Heart Just Hours After Her Handler Passes Away

The dynamic duo was inseparable for more than a decade and will now be buried together.

67-year-old retired sheriff Dan McClelland and his tiny police dog, Midge, had been simplyinseparable and actually couldn’t stay a day besides every other. Sadly, McClelland currentlyexceeded away after a lengthy combat with cancer, and 16-year-old Midge ended up deathsimply a few hours later, pretty perchance of a damaged heart.

McClelland labored for the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office for forty four years, and alongside Midge for ten of these years. Midge, a Chihuahua-Rat Terrier combine who was once licensedthrough Guinness World Records in 2006 as the smallest police canine in the world, used her small however mighty nostril to sniff out drugs. Her tiny dimension made it handy for her to search motors internal and out besides tearing up seats or making a mess like some of the giant police dogs.

The dynamic duo used to be constantly together. When McClelland used to be in his office, Midge would sleep on her canine mattress subsequent to his desk. Both of them would additionally make periodic visits to faculties collectively to speak to the kids. When McClelland determined that it was once time to retire, Midge retired too. The two of them, plus McClelland’s wife, Beverly, then set out to journey the county. Both McClelland and Midge will be ignored radically by way of their community.

“Today we be a part of our Geauga County household in mourning the loss of Sheriff McClelland and Midge,” Geauga County Public Library tweeted. “He will lengthy be remembered for his dedication to his community, his duty, and for all what he did.” McClelland’s household say he and Midge will be buried together.