A dog used by US border agents died from heat exhaustion near American/Mexican border on Monday. Named Lazer, the dog assisted authorities in locate foreigners illegally entering the country through the southern border "in need of assistance."

Rio Grande Valley K9 Lazer

Using the nonsensical leftist term "undocumented immigrants," the statement issued by US Customs and Border Protection released the following statement:

EDINBURG, Texas – A Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol canine (K9), who recently showcased his ability to locate injured and abandoned immigrants at the Border Safety Initiative event in Falfurrias, passed away on Monday. ​

K9 Lazer was an asset to the Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Search, Trauma, and Rescue (BORSTAR) team. He was used in numerous trainings, events and apprehensions. Chief Patrol Agent Manuel Padilla, Jr. said, “Our sector suffered a great loss, as these loyal companions have given their lives to ensure their handlers, fellow agents, and our community members stay safe.”

K9 Lazer is credited with 93 human apprehensions, his loss will be greatly felt by those who came to rely on his keen senses.

Canine Lazer (K9 Lazer) was working with his handler on a Falfurrias ranch, attempting to locate a group of undocumented immigrants who were in need of assistance, when Lazer began to display signs of heat exhaustion. His handler quickly took measures to cool off the canine and transported him to a veterinary clinic for treatment. Unfortunately, K9 Lazer succumbed to heat related injuries.

H/T - Brittany M. Hughes at Media Research Center

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