Hot-n-pop for Zena

The Pickens Police Department’s new K-9 officer, Braden Wimpey, was recently presented with a “hot-n-pop” unit for the K-9 vehicle by Clemson Kennel Club board member Daniel Dunham.

hotnpopThe unit prevents the accidental overheating of a K-9 in an unattended vehicle. Clemson Kennel Club donates 100 percent of its dog show parking revenue to dog-related interests in the tri-county area.

The new K-9 officer is a 15-month-old Belgian Malinois named “Zena.” She is in the final training phase and will be on duty in February. She is trained in tracking and drug detection.