‘He’s in His Terrible Twos’: K9 Dog Lito Starts at NCPD

Following a three-month stint at the K9 Academy, there’s a new New Canaan Police Department dog in town. The 19-month old German shepherd dog, Lito, is named after the late father of NCPD K9 Officer Sebastian Obando. “He was named after my father who passed away when I was a brand-new officer, right out of the Academy,” Obando told NewCanaanite.com on a recent afternoon. “My father’s nickname was ‘Miguelito’—that’s what his brothers and sisters would call him. So I just shortened it up.