NAUGATUCK — The dozens of canine seized from a suspended New Canaan police officer accused of shooting, killing and abusing canines in his canine coaching enterprise will not be out there for fostering or adoption any time shortly, in accordance to the Naugatuck Police Division.

Naugatuck police seized 31 canines from the facility, Black Rock Canines, and placed them in a shelter. The pet dogs are currently being held at an “undisclosed location” and are “receiving appropriate treatment,” including evaluations from a veterinarian. They will not be accessible for adoption or fostering in the in close proximity to foreseeable future as they are thought of evidence in an investigation.

“We question that you be sure to refrain from contacting or emailing our Naugatuck Animal Command Division, The Mayor’s Workplace or the Law enforcement Office with thoughts in regards to adoption or fostering of these pet dogs,” police ongoing. “Our animal command officers are remaining confused with phone calls, which is using away from their major goal of caring for these dogs.”

Even though law enforcement are thankful for such assist and issue above these puppies, the Naugatuck Animal Handle division has six other unrelated dogs ready to be adopted. Some of these dogs have been with the section considering that 2019, police said.

“While they are not associated in this scenario, they just about every ought to have a good home as well, so we ask you to contemplate adopting or fostering a single of these out there canines,” law enforcement explained.


To uncover these canines, stop by the Naugatuck Animal Manage Fb Web site at Facebook.com/NaugatuckAnimalControl. The shelter also posts some pet dogs on Adopt A Pet.

David Rivera Jr., a suspended New Canaan K-9 officer, and Daniel Luna, a previous Texas regulation enforcement officer, were lately billed with animal cruelty and other violations connected to their business of instruction and selling dogs to police departments, other law enforcement companies and citizens.

An arrest warrant detailed that Luna, the typical supervisor of Black Rock Canines, would shoot canine in the head while serving them supper and Rivera, whose possess police K-9 was revoked by his division, utilized large devices to bury the animals.