On August 21st, 2017, Wyoming Highway Patrol K-9 Wendy officially retired after eight years of faithful service to the state of Wyoming. Trooper Jeramy Pittsley and K-9 Wendy were stationed out of Cheyenne, Wyoming.
During the course of K-9 Wendy’s career, she was deployed 646 times and sniffed out:
- 4 pounds of Marijuana
- 6 grams of Cocaine
- 7 grams of Methamphetamine
- 7 grams of other illegal narcotics
Wendy was also responsible for finding five guns that were used in the commission of drug trafficking and helped confiscate $192,552 in currency.
K-9 Wendy plans on living the retired life with Trooper Pittsley lying around and chasing tennis balls. Trooper Pittsley will be continuing his career as a K-9 handler with the Patrol.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol currently has 10 narcotic and two explosive detection dogs across the state.