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Drake update: Retired police dog to be flown by doctor to Gainesville to undergo tests

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Drake, the retired police dog shot at least four  times earlier this week during a break-in at a Florida Highway Patrol trooper’s  home, was flown to the University of Florida in Gainesville Friday morning to  undergo tests to determine the source of fluid in his lungs, according to  Veterinarian Ken Simmons.

Dr. Simmons, owner of Simmons Veterinary Hospital in Greenacres where Drake  is being treated, said he suspects the fluid may be coming from a hole in the  esophagus caused by one of the bullets that hit the 5-year-old German  shepherd.

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