DARTMOUTH — A Dartmouth Police K-9 is being recognized following his work helping to locate a missing non-verbal man suffering from dementia.

On Sunday, May 9, at about 4 p.m., the Mattapoisett Police Department requested assistance from the Dartmouth Police K-9 Division to help find the missing man. Officer Jared White and his K-9 partner Tyr responded and police say they performed a track based on an article of clothing from the missing man.

According to police, after the duo narrowed down the search area, the missing man was found safe, lying on the ground behind a woodpile.

WBSM-AM/AM 1420 logo
Get our free mobile app

“This is a great example of departments using their collective resources in order to achieve a positive result,” said Dartmouth Police Chief Brian Levesque. “The outcome of this incident further solidifies my belief that our K-9 division is one of the best in the area.”

LOOK: Here Are 30 Foods That Are Poisonous to Dogs

To prepare yourself for a potential incident, always keep your vet's phone number handy, along with an after-hours clinic you can call in an emergency. The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center also has a hotline you can call at (888) 426-4435 for advice.

Even with all of these resources, however, the best cure for food poisoning is preventing it in the first place. To give you an idea of what human foods can be dangerous, Stacker has put together a slideshow of 30 common foods to avoid. Take a look to see if there are any that surprise you.

More From WBSM-AM/AM 1420