Godspeed K9 Guus!

Our hearts break every time a Hero Dog crosses over.

Police K9 Guus served San Diego PD for 7 years, coming to MissionK9’s Veteran K9 Ranch once retired where we worked with health issues that were rapidly weakening him.

During his career he was credited with apprehending many bad guys and making busts. He was an asset to his team and a great boy!

While at the ranch, everyone told him how much they loved him and made a real effort to show him a short, yet relaxing retirement in the country.

Watch the video of the special ride prepared for him by the wonderful people at Harris County Sheriff’s Office,  Harris County Precinct 1,  and Harris County Constable Precinct 4. Special thanks to Blond Photography.

Huge thanks to k9s4cops.org !

Look how happy he is to get in the car… he LOVED to work yet let us know it was time for him to say goodbye!

If you prefer to mail a check, please use this address for donations by mail:

Mission K9 Rescue
P.O. Box 395
Needville, TX 77461-0395

713-589-9362

MissionK9Rescue was formed and is based in Houston, Texas.

EIN 46-4302698 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization

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An Unbreakable Bond – Officer Finley and K9 Furax

Watch this heartwarming video and donate $5 or more to help us have more reunions just like this!
We cannot do it without your support and have many dogs waiting NOW.

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Our PayPal Address is MissionK9Rescue@gmail.com

If you prefer to mail a check, please use this address for donations by mail:

Mission K9 Rescue
P.O. Box 395
Needville, TX 77461-0395

713-589-9362

Tate County Sheriff’s Deputy Brandon Finley and his police canine partner Furax, an eight year old Belgian Malinois, spent three years patrolling and protecting the streets and citizens of Tate County, Mississippi. That was until a fateful night in February 2011 when Brandon (who was off duty at the time) was shot. The shooting left Brandon critically injured with massive head trauma and Furax’s future unknown. While Brandon was fighting for his life in the hospital, Furax was being retired from the department, because no one else could handle him. Brandon’s family wanted to keep Furax, and asked a “friend” to hold Furax while they focused on Brandon. Instead, the friend sold Furax to a local man who wanted Furax for protection. Instead of giving Furax the retirement that he deserved, the man left Furax in his backyard and neglected him for nearly six years.

Earlier this year, the new owner passed away, and Furax was rescued. He had suffered such a severe case of neglect that he too has extensive brain trauma and neurological disorders. His amazing rescuers knew that Furax needed a lot of help, so they contacted Mission K9 Rescue who took him into their care. Furax suffered from numerous issues including heart worms. Once he was treated for all of his problems, Mission K9 Rescue put him up for adoption and posted him on their Facebook page. Thanks to the power of social media, the family, who had been searching for Furax, contacted the page and the plan to get him back to Mississippi began.

Even though Brandon has extensive brain injuries and has limited speech, he has never forgotten his canine partner. When he was told that Furax was coming home, he became very happy. According to Brandon’s sister Amanda, when he was asked what he was going to do with Furax once he arrived, he responded in sign language, “Throw the ball.” Since Mission K9 Rescue and the family have connected, many pictures and videos of Furax have been sent to them. When they showed a video of Furax to Brandon, he “lit up and began to cry happy tears.” It is clear by Brandon’s reactions that no matter what the brain goes through, the bond between handler and canine is so unbreakable that the memory remains in tact. These two amazing heroes have been apart for too long, and it is time that they reunite and spend the rest of their lives healing together.

MissionK9Rescue was formed and is based in Houston, Texas.

EIN 46-4302698 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization

We appreciate your consideration of our organization in planning your yearly giving and thank you for your support!

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