COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Inside ThunderHawk Canine in Cookeville is a young basset beagle mix named Watson who’s full of energy.
Watson’s journey to Cookeville began with a woman named Tara Bates. Bates is the victim services coordinator for the Cookeville Police Department. After inquiring about a service dog, she was on her way to Florida to meet Watson weeks later.
After over two months of training, Watson is now certified and already helping the police department.