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Sniff and Sip at “K9s and Wines” to support Chelan County Sheriff’s Office K9 program

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Funds raised from the K9s and Wines event will go towards the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office K9 program. (Courtesy of CCSO)

On April 8, 2017, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Chelan County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) and Jones of Washington will team up again with Pybus Public Market to present K9s and Wines 2. The family fun event will feature K9 demonstrations, raffle, silent auction and prizes for the kids at Jones of Washington Tasting Room and parking lot located at 3 North Worthen Street in Wenatchee, Washington.

The event will offer an opportunity for the public to meet and interact with the Chelan County K9 handlers along with their furry partners, Reno, Axel, Aspen, Ruben and Spur. All proceeds and money raised will go to help purchase new equipment and training for the dogs and handlers.

Reno and handler Deputy Shepard will be on hand at the K9s and Wines event which will take place on April 8, 2017 from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. at Pybus Public Market. (Photo by Jillian Foster)

Ruben, the newest addition to the CCSO K9 team. Ruben is an 18-month-old mix rescue. When Ruben was found, he was severely malnourished and mangy. Through donations from the first K9s and Wines held in 2016, Ruben was trained to become a narcotic detection dog. Ruben can sniff out; Cocaine, Crack, Methamphetamine, China White Heroin and black Tar Heroin.

For those who cannot attend but would like to donate to the cause, visit the event GoFundMe site. Additional information on the event can be found by visiting http://www.k9sandwines.com/.

The K9’s and Wines 2 event will feature demonstrations and meet and greets with Chelan County Sheriff’s Office K9s and their handlers. (Courtesy of CCSO)

(Submitted by Aaron Shepard/Edited by Jillian Foster)

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