RENO, Nev. (AP) — Northern Nevada is going to the dogs this weekend — police dogs, that is.
Dozens of law enforcement and military K9 teams are descending on Reno to compete Saturday in the 2012 Western States Police Canine Association's End of the Year Trials.
The patrol phase of the competition is open to the public beginning at 9 a.m. on the football field at Bishop Manogue High School. Dogs will be put through agility courses, obedience tests, a search exercise, and a protection and apprehension phase.
Competition is expected to last until about 4 p.m. It's being hosted by the Washoe County Sheriff's Office in partnership with the Sparks Police Department and Nevada Highway Patrol.
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