K9 Patrol Protects Dixie Regional Medical Center

ST. GEORGE, Utah — In an effort to enhance its safety and security department, Dixie Regional Medical Center has added a canine member to its team.

Zeus, a German Shepherd certified in search and rescue, patrols the hospital’s hallways, lobbies and grounds along with his handler, TheSpectrum.com reports.

The medical facility and the Dixie State University Police Department, sponsor Zeus, which allows the canine to be certified to the Utah State Police Academy Standards. The partnership allows the university to borrow Zeus in the event of an emergency.

In the future, the hospital hopes to add more dogs to the K-9 program.

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