Homer The Dog is at it again. The little, one-eyed dog adopted by local veteranarian assistant Amy Sharp Schneider a couple years ago, has started his Homer’s Heroes campaign in an effort to raise enough money to purchase protective vests for Harley and Jango, two local K-9 officers who are also patients at Hillsboro Veterinary Hospital where Scnheider works with her father and brother.
Harley and his handler, Adam Day, work with the Hillsboro Police Department.
Jango and his handler, Craig Seaman, are with the Highland County Sheriff’s Office.
Schneider said both Day and Seaman expressed that a bullet proof/stab resistant vest would be of value to their departments and would keep the two important K-9 officers safe.
“Folks can donate by purchasing a Homer car magnet with the “thin blue line” indicating support for law enforcement, or people can donate $1 or more and sign a card for the “Homer’s Heroes” wall. Magnets are available and donations can be made at Hillsboro Veterinary Hospital, 941 W. Main St. in Hillsboro,” Schneider said.
Several artists have donated original pieces for the cause and there will be an online auction that folks can follow through Homer’s Facebook page at Facebook.com/eyeonhomer.