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NHP mourns sudden death of K9 Jill

K9 Jill, a 5-year-old Springer Spaniel, served both Northern and Southern Commands as a...
K9 Jill, a 5-year-old Springer Spaniel, served both Northern and Southern Commands as a narcotics detection canine.(NHP Facebook)
Published: Apr. 12, 2021 at 1:17 PM PDT
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - The Nevada Highway Patrol is mourning the sudden death of one of its K9s who passed away after a medical emergency.

Jill, a 5-year-old Springer Spaniel was rushed to the veterinary hospital Sunday night where she died.

Jill served both Northern and Southern Commands as a narcotics detection canine.

A procession was held for her Monday afternoon from the animal hospital on Neil Road to the Hearts Companion Crematorium on Bell Street.

In a Facebook post, the NHP Northern Command said, “It will not be the same without her running up and down the halls in search of belly rubs.”

It’s with heavy hearts we regret to share the passing of K9 Jill. K9 Jill, a 5-year-old Springer Spaniel, served both...

Posted by Nevada Highway Patrol on Monday, April 12, 2021

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