The Transylvania Times -

By Robbie Robertson
Sports Editor" 

Local K-9 Unit Shows Off Its Teeth


February 4, 2011

A.J. Sizemore (left), Kevin Holden and Dune the dog are members of the Transylvania County Sheriff's Office K-9 unit. (Times photos by Robbie Robertson)

Man's best friend can be a criminal's worst enemy as members of Transylvania County's K-9 unit demonstrated on Saturday.

Kevin Holden and A.J. Sizemore, two K-9 officers with the Transylvania County Sheriff's Office, showed off three of their dogs — Dune, Rory and Bonnie — to about 40 dog lovers at the Spring Valley Farm Dog Care off Lyday Loop Road.

The officers' dogs, certified in everything from narcotics discovery to tracking to criminal apprehension, can do nearly everything a human can do and in most cases, much better. Holden and Sizemore showed how the dogs help subdue c...

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