Lee’s Summit officers to get training in K-9 first aid

Police DogKANSAS CITY  –  Officers from the Lee’s Summit Police Department will receive hands-on K-9 first-aid training from BluePearl Veterinary Partners doctors Thursday.

Members of the media are invited to attend the training session, which will be held from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Thursday, August 25, at the department’s headquarters, 10 NE Tudor Road. The officers will listen to lectures from 6-9 p.m., and are expected to perform field exercises with the K-9s around 10 p.m.

Among the topics to be covered:

In addition, Johnson County Med-Act Captain Chris Winger will discuss the logistics of K-9 first-aid with the officers.

Members of the media who would like to attend are encouraged to contact Carrie O’Brion, BluePearl Communications Manager, at or Meagan Hake, Veterinary Relations Coordinator, at