The oldest police dog in the West Midlands has finally retired at the grand old age of nine-and-a-half.
During Janus' long police career, he has captured more than four hundred criminals and uncovered thousands of pounds worth of stolen property.
His handler PC Dan Thomas says they have developed a unique bond while working together but Janus will now enjoy his retirement at home with PC Thomas' family.
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