FWC Officer Finds Lost Hunter With K-9 Zeus Help

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Hunter Found in John G. and Susan H. Dupuis Jr. WMA

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Officer Caitlyn Kirkland and her K-9 partner Zeus found this gentleman after he’d been lost for hours in the John G. and Susan H. Dupuis Jr. WMA. (MyFWC image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA — When a hunter went missing, one of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission‘s trusty K-9 teams was called to help.

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The K-9 team walked over a mile into the woods before they found fresh foot sign in the area. Then, Zeus was able to pick up the hunter’s track and take Officer Kirkland straight to him! (MyFWC image)

Officer Caitlyn Kirkland and her K-9 partner Zeus found the hunter after he had been lost for hours in the John G. and Susan H. Dupuis Jr. Wildlife Management Area located in Martin and Palm Beach counties.

The hunter had provided some information on his location before his cell phone went dead. The K-9 team walked over a mile into the woods before they found fresh foot sign in the area. Then, Zeus was able to pick up the hunter’s track and take Officer Kirkland straight to him.

To see more of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s K-9 teams, visit Flickr.com

Want to be an FWC law enforcement officer, they are accepting applications. For more information visit MyFWC.com


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