Retired Allegan County Sheriff’s K-9 has died

Allegan County
A collage of K-9 Etto and his handler, retired Deputy David Holmes. Courtesy of Allegan County Sheriff's Office.

A collage of K-9 Etto and his handler, retired Deputy David Holmes. Courtesy of Allegan County Sheriff’s Office.

ALLEGAN, Mich. (WOOD) — A retired K-9 officer who worked with the Allegan County Sheriff’s Office has died.

K-9 Etto died on Tuesday. He was 10-years-old.

Etto joined the Allegan County Sheriff’s Office in 2011 when he was 2 years old. He was partnered with Deputy David Holmes. In 2018, both Holmes and Etto retired, according to a Facebook post.

“As with all our K9’s, they become a part of their handler’s family; our thoughts and prayers are with the Holmes’ family during this time,” the post reads.

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