K-9 Memorial


The Artwork

This life-size bronze sculpture of a German Shepherd dog was installed May 2018. It is a tribute to the several police K-9s that have served the City of Edina. They are individually memorialized on the adjacent ground-level plaques.

The Artist

Michelle Recke is a life-time Edina resident who loves working with bronze and strives to capture quiet and expressive gestures in her animal and human figures.


The K-9 Memorial was planned and funded by the Edina Crime Prevention Fund, Edina Community Foundation, Edina Federated Women's Club, the Public Art Edina working group of the Arts & Culture Commission and the Friends of the Brave.


City Hall and Police Department