The People's Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA) in the UK has awarded a prestigious international prize to a German Shepherd dog named Ajax, who works with the Spanish Guardia Civil bomb squad.
A police-dog brought to a home in Werneth, Oldham, Greater Manchester for a drug bust, knocked over the suspect's pet hamster cage, chased the hamster, caught it and ate it. A bald pet parrot was also discovered in the raid.
A Met police dog is recovering from a skull fracture received after being struck in the head with a brick thrown during the rioting in Tottenham. The 3-year-old German shepherd, one of 40 deployed during the riots, continued to work despite his injury.
Artificially bred pandas are unable to cope with predators in the wild and are getting killed, defeating the main purpose of increasing their population. Now, Chinese scientists are planning to use police dogs to teach pandas how to fight.