They protect us in some of the most dangerous situations and help to solve crimes but do you know what happens to police dogs once they retire?
Well mostly the animals remain with their handlers as pets, but that means the handler is also responsible for all the costs. Now a new fund has been set up to help to look after police dogs once they retire. Kate Fisher reports
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