A Working Dog’s Oath

I will lay down my life for you
and expect nothing but love in return.
I protect my officer with my life,
and would gladly take a bullet in his place.
I am sent in to find lost children
and fugitives on the run.
I find drugs and weapons and even bombs.
I am the first sent in
and sometimes the last to leave.
I am the nose and ears of my officer.
I will protect and serve him.
I would die for him and for you.
I only ask for compassion and a kind word.

– Author Unknown

The Working Dog’s Oath in Action



  1. Beautiful oath, and beautiful photos. My very best to K-9 officers and their partners, be safe!! Thank you for what you do for us!!