Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

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FORGET BUDDY, Jack or Daisy. The K-9s who work Philly's public-transit system and neighborhoods have names tougher than old rawhide.

SEPTA police K-9s:

* Chopper and Abel, German shepherd mixes

* Winchester, Ronnie and Rony, German shepherds

* Kai and Tuco, Dutch shepherds

* Hhynes, a Labrador, and Yyork, a vizsla, named after New York City firefighters killed on Sept. 11

* Turk, a Labrador

* Cali, a golden retriever

* Zazu, a Belgian Malinois

Philadelphia police K-9s:

* Blaster, Baron, Fritz, Kane, Koda, Koran and Noki,German shepherds

* Reaper and Pax, Belgian Malinois

* Philly K-9s in training: Blaze, Brayan, Bravo, Maxo, Arco, Otto, Gero, Jojo, Jax, Jake, Zena, Thor, Spike, Duke, Deeoghee and Dieter, German shepherds; Khloe, Mason and Riky, Belgian Malinois

- Dana DiFilippo

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