LORAIN (WJW)-The Lorain County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the loss of their beloved K-9 Ozzy.
Ozzy passed away on January 29 after a long battle with an autoimmune illness. The former K-9 would have been 13 years old in April.
According to a news release, Ozzy was a certified dual purpose Patrol K-9 who served the sheriff’s office and his partner, Sgt. Bryan Barnes, from April 2008 until Dec 2012.
Ozzy is being remembered for being an amazing partner, friend, protector, and a family member in the Barnes household.