West Chicago search dog to get protective vest

  • K9/Drone Search and Rescue Strike Team members Thor and West Chicago firefighter Todd Baseggio.

    K9/Drone Search and Rescue Strike Team members Thor and West Chicago firefighter Todd Baseggio. Courtesy of Michael Vitale

 
Daily Herald report
Updated 1/21/2021 11:36 AM

Search dog Thor, a member of the K9/Drone Search and Rescue Strike Team, is receiving a bullet- and stab-resistant protective vest from the charity Vested Interest in K9s Inc.

Thor works with West Chicago firefighter Todd Baseggio on searches for people throughout the suburbs, state and nation.

 

The vest is custom-fitted and certified by the National Institute of Justice. The vests typically cost $1,744 to $2,283.

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