February 25, 2013 update.
According to Ken Armstrong there is a happy beginning to Mongo’s next chapter, “Mongo did find a new home (on a farm in Oregon) and by all accounts is one happy camper!”
Officer Ian Durkee said that he and Axel are getting to know one another and will begin a new training course soon, “I am really impressed with Axel so far and am eager to get into training with him. We are working on getting into a K-9 academy being hosted by Redmond PD, but there is no set start date for that yet.”
February 19, 2013 article
At the February 12, 2013 City Council meeting Ken Armstrong, Mill Creek City Manager, announced that Mill Creek’s new K-9 program suffered a setback when the City’s K-9 team was pulled out of training.