Hulk the friendly therapy dog joins FPD

 

Last updated 5/4/2021 at 2:02pm

Courtesy of Fountain Police

Hulk, a 2-year-old Old English sheepdog, will serve as a therapy dog to assist with community members and officers in crisis.

Local police have a new furry friend on the force.

Hulk, an Old English sheepdog, has just joined Fountain Police Department as a therapy dog to assist with community members in difficult situations, or even officers coping with trauma.

The program was developed with the intent to reach citizens on a different level, officials said.

"Dogs are often great conversation starters and often make police more approachable to the community," an FPD news release said. "Therapy dogs can be used to help police officers cope during traumatic events, but just as important, therapy dogs help those withi...



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