K9 Fundraiser – Supporting Christmas Joy

Full Set of K9’s is SOLD OUT

Our Purpose

The Cherokee Sheriff’s Foundation is selling stuffed animal replicas of our wonderful K9 Deputies.  The proceeds from this fundraiser will go directly to supporting the annual Christmas Joy Program.  Please consider taking one of these precious stuffed animals home!

If you are interested in learning more about the Christmas Joy program please click here.

Thanks to HERO INDUSTRIES for these amazing stuffed animals!


About the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit

The Cherokee Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit has been a full-time unit since 1989. Currently, the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office has eight K-9 Teams. Five of those teams are trained in narcotics detection, two are trained in explosive detection and one is a tracking dog.  Four of the K-9’s are also trained in patrol/apprehension.  The Cherokee Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit currently consists of a Sergeant, Corporal (assigned to UPD) and five deputies. All of the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office K-9’s are from overseas and receive their initial through the Sheriff’s Office K-9 handler school.  After the K-9 team’s initial training, the teams receive extensive weekly training through the Sheriff’s Office K-9 team training program.


Click to see the K9’s and their Handlers!