Bakersfield, CA –┬áK9 Deputy Neco, with the Kern County Sheriff’s Office, was euthanized on March 3rd, after being taken to the veterinarian for health issues.

Neco was a German Shepperd, cross-trained in patrol and narcotics.

He served as a K9 Deputy for KCSO with his handler Deputy Weiss for seven years, and his favorite toy was a rope with a ball.Our deputies and the public rely on our K9 officers for life-saving situations.

The bond between a K9 and his human is strong, as they live and work together.