Corporal Allen Severy's canine partner is Arlo, a Belgian Malinois. On Nov. 15, 2008, Corporal Allen Severy and his canine partner, Arlo, participated in the 13th Annual Riverside County Sheriff K9 Trials in Temecula. More than 40 police K9 teams from California and Nevada competed for trophies in five different events including obedience, agility, area search, building search and protection. During this event, Corporal Allen Severy and Arlo earned a fifth place trophy in the overall open division, which includes the more experienced competition canines. An overall trophy shows that the canine team consistently excels in all events instead of just one.
Corporal Severy and Arlo competed in the Riverside K9 Trials in 2006 and 2007 and have previously earned a second place overall trophy as well as numerous individual event trophies.