According to his handler at the funeral, "Without question, Kye’s sacrifice saved the life of one of the officers. We will forever remain in your debt."

When This Hero Was Laid To Rest, He Was Truly Honored… And He’s A Dog.

#5. To honor this fallen hero, over 1,000 people showed up to his funeral from all over the state, including a number of fellow service dogs.

To honor this fallen hero, over 1,000 people showed up to his funeral from all over the state, including a number of fellow service dogs.

#6. According to his handler at the funeral, “Without question, Kye’s sacrifice saved the life of one of the officers. We will forever remain in your debt.”

According to his handler at the funeral, "Without question, Kye’s sacrifice saved the life of one of the officers. We will forever remain in your debt."

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We hope you were moved by Kye’s sacrifice, and that together we can honor his act of heroism. He laid down his life to protect us, and like his handler, we are truly moved to tears by his valor.

Thank you Kye, wherever you are.