A local veterinarian's efforts to provide protective K-9 vests for all police dogs in the state is in full swing.
Dr. Marla Lichtenberger, owner of the Milwaukee Emergency Center for Animals (MECA) in Greenfield, has established an organization designed to push the initiative, and just released this YouTube video explaining the cause.
Lichtenberger has founded the MECA Wisconsin Police Canine Vest Foundation, Inc. Her drive and initiative to create the foundation come from her dedication and support of numerous animal rescues and animal welfare organizations statewide, as well as her commitment to .
On July 14, MECA will host the first-ever MECA Vest-a-K9 Fest, to help create awareness of the need for these K-9 Police dog vests. Details can be found at www.mecavestak9policedogwi.org.
Earlier this month, MECA with Greenfield Patch in an effort to boost community awareness for both parties.