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.