HPD officer T-Rex nominated for 'K9 of the Year' after losing leg

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A popular Houston Police canine had one of his legs amputated in an effort to stop the spread of bone cancer, but that's not slowing this dog down.

T-Rex is now nominated for K9s of Valor's "K9 of the Year" award. You can vote for T-Rex here to help him win prizes including treats, toys and safety gear!

T-Rex is learning to walk on three legs and is already figuring out his balance when he goes outside. When he learned he made the top 10 for this award, he ran around his backyard!

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A big Foti High Five to the HPD K-9 officers who have helped take down thousands of suspects.

T-Rex assured his fans on Twitter that this wasn't the end of his career or his happy home life with his handler.

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You can follow T-Rex on Twitter here.
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