Meet Michael

Michael is a founding member of the NYPD canine unit, retired US Navy veteran, scent detection dog trainer, and former Commanding Officer of the Nassau County Canine Unit.

Michael began his canine career in 1982 when as a New York City Police Officer he was selected from hundreds of candidates to become one of the first members of the Department’s elite Canine Unit. In 1984, he became the Department’s Canine Training Officer, and went on to have a 40+ year career in canine management.

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