UPDATE: Lexington Police K9 back on duty after being exposed to fentanyl

'Jax' was administered the opioid overdose reversal drug Narcan after exposure to the drug during an investigation

Update from May 3, 2022:

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Lexington Police K9 is back on the job after being treated for a veterinarian following exposure to fentanyl during an investigation last Friday, according to Lexington Police.

‘Jax’ was administered the opioid overdose reversal drug Narcan after the exposure, according to officers.

 

Original story below from May 2, 2022:

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Lexington Police K9 is recovering after being exposed to fentanyl during an investigation.

Police say ‘Jax’ was administered the opioid overdose reversal drug Narcan after the exposure on Friday, April 29.

The dog was taken to a veterinarian for treatment and is expected to make a full recovery, according to police.

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