Waunakee police mourn K9 who died unexpectedly

Waunakee Police Dept. K9 Izzy
Waunakee Police Dept. K9 Izzy(Waunakee Police Dept. via Facebook)
Published: Jan. 14, 2021 at 10:48 AM CST
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WAUNAKEE, Wis. (WMTV) - The Waunakee Police Dept. is mourning the loss of one of its K9s, who died unexpectedly earlier this week.

According to a post on the department’s Facebook page, Izzy died Monday of complications stemming from a routine surgery.

Although she had only been with WPD for a few months, Izzy had already built a strong bond with her handler, Ofc. Brent Schmidt, and won the hearts of the whole department.

“Our thoughts are with Officer Brent Schmidt and his family,” the police department wrote.

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