ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

Courageous K9s now have a soft place to rest between crime-fighting stints, thanks to a generous donation.

Philadelphia-based Big Barker donated orthopedic dog beds to local police departments on Wednesday.

K9s with the Allentown, Salisbury Township, Lower Saucon Township, Bethlehem Township and Colonial Regional police departments are all benefiting.

A total of 12 beds were donated.