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Rainbow Bridge | Oshkosh PD K9 Lando

June 3, 2023 – Oshkosh, WI –  The Oshkosh Police Department is saddened by the passing of Oshkosh Police K9 Lando.



K9 Lando became unexpectedly ill and it was discovered that he had an autoimmune disease, Myasthenia Gravis.

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Medical staff tried to treat this illness but Lando was not responding to the treatments and had to be euthanized this afternoon.

K9 Lando (German Shepard) was born on July 26, 2016 and was acquired by the Oshkosh Police Department in March 2018 from K9 Services located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

He was assigned to Officer Fettig (2018-2020) and to Officer Martinez (2020-current).


K9 Lando had a very successful career with OPD, with 1,437.25 hours of training, 151.5 certification hours and 283 deployments.
K9 Lando’s seizure numbers include:
o Cocaine-
o Methamphetamine-
o Marijuana-
o Fentanyl-
o Heroin-
o Drug Paraphernalia-
o Illegally possessed RX- o Firearms-
o Bite Apprehensions-
o Currencyseized-
o THCOil/Wax/Edibles-
62.9 grams 102.5 grams 9.38 pounds 3.40 grams 8.71 grams 13.3 grams 131 pieces 210 pills
3 guns
1 apprehension
$25,974.00 214.08grams

We want to thank all of the medical staff at UW Veterinary Care who assisted K9 Lando.

K9 Lando will be greatly missed by everyone in our department.


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