U.S. Capitol Police adds emotional support dog to the department

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WASHINGTON (NEWS10) – The Albany Police Department isn’t the only department adding dogs to the force. The U.S. Capitol Police announced Wednesday they have a new four-legged friend.

The new pup, Lila, is 2-year-old and will start her new role as an emotional support dog on July 5.

On June 1, Albany Police Chief Eric Hawkins Tweeted that the Albany Police Department added an 8-week-old Goldendoodle to their dog therapy program.

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