Wis. K-9 continues recovery from stabbing

The K-9 was stabbed by a suspect and critically wounded during an arrest

By PoliceOne Staff

GREEN BAY, Wis. — A K-9 who was critically stabbed during an arrest last Sunday is recovering.

According to ABC 15, Pyro is in rehab at an animal center with medical staff giving him around-the-clock care. Officer Scott Salzmann, Pyro’s handler, has reportedly been sleeping at the center for the past few days to help him recover.

Pyro was stabbed by a suspect after the K-9 bit him during an arrest, according to a police report. The K-9 was sent to an animal hospital where he endured multiple surgeries.

Since his surgeries, Pyro has been making small strides to recovery. Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt presented Pyro with a rare “Key to the City” on Tuesday.


Good Morning Titletown. Please keep our K-9 Officer Pyro in your thoughts and prayers today. He is continuing to...

Posted by Green Bay Police Department on Monday, April 8, 2019


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