Heartbreak after former Lancashire police dog dies

Lancashire Police have confirmed one of their-much loved former police dogs has died.

Monday, 16th August 2021, 12:00 pm
Updated Monday, 16th August 2021, 12:02 pm

Police announced with "great sadness" that RPD Grant had died yesterday afternoon (Sunday, August 15).

Grant served with the Lancashire Police Dog unit before retiring six years ago.

His owner paid tribute to Grant, writing: "Grant has been my shadow everyday since".

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Lancashire Police added: "Thanks for your service Grant".

Read More

Read More
Channel 4 to ‘celebrate’ life of reality star Nikki Grahame in documentary

Many have shared their condolences following the news of his death.

One person wrote: "Rest in peace RPD Grant, so sorry for your sad loss.

RPD Grant served with the Lancashire Police Dog unit before retiring six years ago. (Credit: Lancashire Police)

"They are with us for such a short time, but they leave paw prints on our hearts forever."

Another said: "Another very special doggie has got his police wings to carry him over the rainbow bridge.

"His family must be heartbroken.

"Thank you for all your service and keeping people safe."

Thanks for reading. If you value what we do and are able to support us, a digital subscription is just £1 per month for the first two months. Try us today by clicking HERE.