The Official Website of the State of West Virginia

West Virginia’s service dogs


When West Virginians think about frontline heroes—those fighting for our physical, mental and emotional well-being and keeping us safe from all types of harm—most minds immediately jump to thoughts of the brave men and women serving our state. However, what some Mountaineers may not realize is that not all the state’s heroes are human—some have paws. From West Virginia International Yeager Airport’s wildlife patrol dog to the Huntington Police Department’s K-9 Unit, these furry, four-legged fighters are making the Mountain State a safer, happier and healthier place to live.
Read more: