Police are hoping six german shepherd puppies could become new Gages.

After police officers Bruce Lamb and Constable Mitchel Alatalo were shot and Lamb’s dog Gage killed, The Press launched an appeal to help fund new police dogs in July last year.

The appeal raised more than $17,319, with most of the money used to bring in frozen semen from two dogs in the Netherlands.

One of the police’s german shepherd brood bitches, Venus, gave birth to a litter of six male dogs and three females on October 30.

The father is a Dutch dog called Wolff van Tikerhook.

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