A Fresno County Sheriff's K9 retires from the force


A Fresno County Sheriff's K9 officer and K9 are stepping down after a freak accident left "Tango" with a pinched nerve in his neck.

Deputy Hooper announced on Facebook on Thursday that Tango hurt his neck while chasing a kong toy over the weekend.

He said although Tango is 90% recovered it was in both of their best interest that Tango retire.

Deputy Hooper says Tango has done everything ever asked of him all for a simple reward or praise.

In the post, he went on to say it has been a pleasure to serve the citizen's of Fresno County for the past 12 years and wants to thank everyone for their support.

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