NYPD Transit K-9 Mikey protects the subway system with partner Thomas Regnier

(am New York) Mikey, a 65-pound, 3-year-old Belgian Malinois, starts his day like most dogs: He wakes up at about 7 a.m., has some breakfast, goes for a nice walk and spends some time playing in the yard.

Then Mikey has to go to work.

Mikey is part of the K-9 unit of the NYPD’s Transit Bureau and works hard, usually on the 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. shift, sniffing for things such as bomb-making materials in the city’s large subway system.

He’s one of about 35 dogs that patrol the subway system, and while he works diligently on very sensitive business, at the end of the day he is still first and foremost a dog.

Read the full article from am New York [HERE].