Tag Archives: Mexico

K-9 Finds Huge Stash of Fentanyl at Mexican Border

Belgian Malinois Dog Head Shot With Green BackgroundFrom The Dog Lady’s mailbag:

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Nogales Commercial Facility seized nearly $4.6 million in fentanyl and methamphetamine totaling close to 650 pounds on Saturday [1/26/19] from a Mexican national when he attempted to enter the United States through the Port of Nogales. The seizure is the largest seizure of fentanyl in CBP history. The methamphetamine seizure represents the third largest at an Arizona port. Continue reading K-9 Finds Huge Stash of Fentanyl at Mexican Border

Frida, Mexico’s Hero

Via @Omarbamm on Twitter
Photo: @Omarbamm on Twitter

Meet Frida, who is a member of the Mexican Navy. This beautiful Labrador Retriever is a Search and Rrescue dog with over 50 finds under her collar. She has rescued 12 living people, and has earned a commendation from the President of Mexico.

According to the LA Times, she was deployed last Tuesday to assist in finding survivors beneath the Enrique Rebsamen school. Although Frida is 7 years old, she was able to participate on a limited basis with the search, confirming information brought back by Evil and Echo, two Belgian Malinois who are just starting their careers in Search and Rescue.

I can’t post the video from the times, but you can see the whole story here.

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!