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K9 Roman Almost On The Road To Recovery After Surgery

ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) - An Arapahoe County Sheriff's K9 officer is nearly on the road to recovery. The sheriff's office shared a heartbreaking plea for K9 Roman on May 7 as he had surgery for a twisted small intestine and colon.

Roman the K9 1 (from ArapCo SO on FB)
(credit: Arapahoe County)

On May 10, the sheriff's office says Roman is walking and eating, but the next 24 hours will be critical.

We are happy to report K-9 Roman is getting better thanks to all your prayers and his innate strength. He went outside...

Posted by Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office on Monday, May 10, 2021

"This K-9 is a hero several times over -- a SWAT dog that apprehended an armed murder suspect the night before last. Please continue to pray for Roman and his handler, Deputy Zimmerman," stated the sheriff's office.

Roman the K9 3 (from ArapCo SO on FB)
(credit: Arapahoe County)

They thanked the public for their support and prayers.

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