An urn containing the ashes of Merced Police K-9 Axle, a german shepherd, sits next to flowers during a funeral service held by the Merced Police Department at the Franklin Pet Cemetery on Ashby Road in Merced, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. Axle died Oct. 11, 2016 of a condition that causes the stomach to bloat and twist.
An urn containing the ashes of Merced Police K-9 Axle, a german shepherd, sits next to flowers during a funeral service held by the Merced Police Department at the Franklin Pet Cemetery on Ashby Road in Merced, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. Axle died Oct. 11, 2016 of a condition that causes the stomach to bloat and twist. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsun-star.com
An urn containing the ashes of Merced Police K-9 Axle, a german shepherd, sits next to flowers during a funeral service held by the Merced Police Department at the Franklin Pet Cemetery on Ashby Road in Merced, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. Axle died Oct. 11, 2016 of a condition that causes the stomach to bloat and twist. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsun-star.com

Merced officers say final farewell to K-9 officer

October 26, 2016 05:29 PM