A fund is being set up for the owners of police dogs in the West Midlands who require costly operations after they've done their duty in the force.
Police Handler Dan Thomas says retired dogs should receive similar benefits to officers.
Janus, the dog who's retired in his care, now requires an operation that will cost £1,000. A fund has been set up to help pay for treatment.
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Into the evening it will remain dry with the best of the clear spells in the west.
Some evening sunshine, although low cloud will spread from the coast into many areas early in the night.
Mr Parnell, from Sileby in Leicestershire, was celebrating his first wedding anniversary.