K-9 Daro was stabbed twice while in pursuit of a suspect on Monday, January 18, 2010. He underwent emergency surgery to fix a severed vein in his left front leg and a stab wound to the neck. He is resting well at home and is expected to make a full recovery.
Daro's partner is veteran Puyallup Police Officer Doug Kitts. He and Daro have been partners since January 2003. See another photo of Daro.