Mar 11, 2014 6:49 PM by David Randall
COLORADO SPRINGS - Veteran Colorado Springs Police dog TJ died Monday of a heart condition, according to CSPD. He was 11-years-old. TJ was diagnosed with Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) in November of 2013. This condition weakened his heart and prevented it from pumping blood effectively.
TJ joined CSPD in August of 2006, working with his human partner Officer Brian Kelly. During his service, TJ was involved in:
TJ retired from CCPD in October 2012 and spent the rest of his days living with Officer Kelly.