The video shows Hoogveldt seated on a sofa after police enter his home.After numerous commands from officers, he raises his hands in the air seconds before a dog named "Pyro" lunges at his face, bites, and holds on for about 15 seconds.Seconds later, Hoogveldt is face down, and as officers work to get him handcuffed, the dog bites him in the buttocks.
"There's a right to be free from unlawful entry, under the Fourth Amendment," he told FOX 13 News, adding, "We have a police officer without a warrant, kicking down a door, and going in someone's home." The West Jordan Police Department said the video tells an incomplete story. Dan Roberts said they'd been called to Hoogveldts residence by neighbors who'd felt threatened by him and were concerned about a fire burning in his back yard."To protect the neighborhood, they had to go in and secure Mr. "The fire department could not respond to take care of the fires." Roberts also said Hoogveldt is well-known to the police department. Located in Ipswich, Massachusetts, the Service Dog Project rests on a 12-acre property with heated kennels, fields, and a large arena.These areas provide the necessary space to raise the dogs from birth to graduation, and even back for retirement if needed. Here you’ll see the comings and goings of the dogs and staff on the property.That means last minute boarding reservations will be made left and right.
LOPCI wants to make this as stress-free as possible for our clients.Hoogveldt is then pulled into a nearby room by another officer.The video shows large amounts of blood covering his face.LOPCI is a full canine facility specializing in all levels of dog training including behavior modification for dog and human aggression.In addition, we offer day care, boarding and grooming service to the Lehigh Valley and surrounding areas.Keep in mind we will be closed for all pick ups and drop offs on Labor Day.