St Petersburg PD posted a tribute to K-9 Ares who had to be put down during surgery for bloat on Friday. Officer John Vazquez was the handler for Ares since he graduated from Pinellas K-9 school in 2013. He was a dual performing K-9 with excellent tracking skills as well as explosive detecting.

It must be so sad for all the officers but especially officer Vazquez and his family.


Rest in Peace, K-9 "Ares"Ares worked alongside Officer Jon Vazquez since they graduated the Pinellas County Sheriff's...

Posted by St. Petersburg Police Department on Saturday, August 17, 2019