WAUTOMA, Wis (WSAU) The police dog for the Waushara County sheriffs department died on Monday of natural causes. Anuk was 10 years old, and had been working with sheriffs deputies since 2006.
A memorial service is being planned next Wednesday at the sheriffs department in Wautoma at 11am, followed by a private ceremony for law enforcement only.
It's not clear when the sheriffs department will get a new police dog. The animals cost between $10,000 and $15,000 including training. Many departments raise some or all of the money through fundraisers and private donations.