St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office gets new K9

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. — The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office is introducing its new K9: Tonic.


Tonic is a 2-year-old Chocolate Labrador Retriever trained to detect explosives.

According to a Facebook post, the dog was born in Bulgaria.

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When he’s not detecting explosives, he likes to go on walks, get brushed, and take naps in the patrol car.

Deputy Stephanie Stuart describes Tonic as a big teddy bear who loves his job.

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Chase Berger

Chase Berger, Action News Jax

Chase Berger is an Associate Producer for Action News Jax.

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