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I hate to hear of incidents like this, which could so easily be avoided if people think before leaving their dogs in a hot car, even for a few minutes.
Pretty unimpressive when you read that they had put out a request for more dogs only last year.
I see that the maximum sentence is 6 months in prison and £20,000 fine, don't suppose that will be imposed.................
Those poor dogs must have suffered dreadfully before they died. Stupidity of that level has to be criminal, I totally agree with you, PO.
And stupid comment of the week goes to Lardarse
When did you last hear of a trained police dog savaging a small child?
I'm completely baffled by this TBH
I've spoken to police dog handlers at the vets and my OH comes into contact with them regularly as he's in the BTP. They absolutley adore their jobs and their canine colleagues and are the last people in the world you'd expect to be so careless with an animal.
I'd be very interested to find out what happened.
Me too, scream.
I can't imagine the circumstances that would lead to a dog handler leaving the dogs in the car. As you say, care of their dogs is usually their absolute priority.
Although i'm not a dog handler i have worked with and know a lot of them in the Met, they are all saddend and amazed that this could happen, the fact it was in a private car leads me to think it was the handlers own vehicle at the nick, most of our dog vans have very very basic A/C.
If this was an accident ( i hope this was) then the handlers will be in bits as they do honestly love there dogs and value them above themselves, then it's the most tragic thing i have ever heard.
To put it in perspective during this morning's early turn in East London I had the pleasure of breaking a window on a very expensive BMWw because a lady had decided she could leave her kid (asleep when she left him) in a child seat with the doors locked and the windows shut while she went shopping. She also failed to see why when she returned to see her child being checked over by a paramedic and her car now had free air con, Naturally she has complained to my Inspector about my actions.
People just don't think it's that hot
What's the difference between a GSD and an alsation? Sorry for thick question I like the long-haired ones - whichever they are.
I'm house-sitting at the moment and have full responsibility of a gorgeous black hunting lab - but by, can he fart!
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And stupid comment of the week goes to Lardarse When did you last hear of a trained police dog savaging a small child?
Sure there was a case in the States last year, when 2 toddlers died left in a car.