"The Franklin Police lost one of their own on Tuesday night when 3-year-old police dog Axe died during emergency surgery after falling ill.
As a puppy Axe began training with Officer Michael Gilboy in July 2014. Together, the duo tackled drug busts, missing person searches and of course walks through the park to make residents smile.
Shortly after he began training, Axe was instrumental in finding an unconscious man in Bellingham who had been reported missing."
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|Axe and Officer Gilboy (Franklin Police photo)|
Our condolences to the Franklin Police Department. Our thoughts are with Officer Gilboy and his family. https://t.co/DFEd1TiNoc— Franklin Fire (@FranklinMAfire) August 2, 2017