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Optometrist donates vests for K9s

K9 Saber models his new vest
K9 Saber models his new vest

NASSAU COUNTY, Fla. – A local optometrist donated four bullet/knife-proof vests for the Nassau County Sheriff's Office drug K9 program.

Dr. Gerald Koss, with Amelia Eye Associates, donated the vests after learning the dogs didn't have them.

"The added layer of protection could very well safe these dogs' lives," the Nassau County Sheriff's Office posted on Facebook.

The K9 vests can cost anywhere from $500 to $1,000 each.