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N.J. animal welfare officials probing police dog's death

New Jersey animal welfare officials are investigating the death of an explosive detecting dog assigned to Mount Holly's police force.

N.J. animal welfare officials probing police dog's death

Inquirer staff writer Liz Wagner reports:

New Jersey animal welfare officials are investigating the death of an explosives-detecting dog assigned to the Mount Holly Police Department.

The dog, Patton, died Tuesday, though its cause of death is unclear.

Matt Stanton, spokesman for the New Jersey SPCA, confirmed that the dog’s death is under active investigation, but would provide no further details.

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