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Students at Del. School Raising Money for K-9 Vest

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WILMINGON, Del. (AP) - Students at a private school in Wilmington are raising money to buy body armor for a police dog.

The Ursuline Academy's Friends of the Animals Club plans to raise money to buy the protective gear for Neo, a 20-month-old German Shepherd who is a member of the Wilmington police's K-9 unit.

The club's faculty moderator says students will meet next week to come up with fundraising ideas.

According to Massachusetts Vest-A-Dog, a group that buys bulletproof vests for police dogs in Massachusetts, the vests cost between $1,000 to $$2,400.

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