K9 Trials to benefit Paws 4 Law Foundation

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Teams competed in past K9 Trials events at Murrieta Mesa High School. The fourth annual event will be June 12. Valley News/Courtesy photo
Nearly 50 dog and handler teams will take over the Murrieta Mesa High School campus June 12 to compete in the fourth annual Murrieta Police K9 Trials to benefit the Paws 4 Law Foundation. The free family-friendly event pits policeK-9 teams against each other to compete in exercises that test agility and obedience and the ability to successfully carry out area searches, building searches, protection scenarios and water deployment. For law enforcement agencies, these competitions help handlers learn new ways to train their police service dogs and help the public understand what K9 programs do in their communities. Paws 4 Law Foundation was established in 2012 by Murrieta business owners to support the city’s K9 unit. Sandie Foreman, who has been chairperson since January 2014, said t
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