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Adventurous police dog's great escape

Posted by: Michael James | 2 October, 2012 - 9:53 AM
Police Dog

A Flemington family have rescued a second Police dog within twelve months after the audacious pup escaped ‘custody’ last week.

In January Kerrie-Anne Merrick told Neil Mitchell that nine-month-old German Shepherd ‘Bullet’ had wondered onto her property as she was eating Breakfast.

Neil Mitchell’s producers notified Police who were extremely grateful that highly trained hound was unharmed.

Well in a case of history repeating itself Kerry-Ann’s partner found another free roaming pooch on his way home from work on Thursday.

“My husband came home from work early and he saw another German Shepherd strolling down the street,” Kerry-Ann told Neil Mitchell.

“He ushered it into our property and had a look at the big gold round tag around its neck and realised it was another Police dog."

Kerry-Anne's husband contacted the dog-squad who promptly came to collect the adventurous puppy.

IMAGE: The dog that Kerry-Anne's husband found on Thursday

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Blog comments Your Say

  • It is obvious the poor dogs are not being properly secured and/or looked after. Perhaps the local Council Officer could issue an Infringement Notice to them. If it was poor Joe Citizen he or she would cop a fine but not these bastards that think they are bullet proof. One law for them and another for the poor rorted citizen!~

    Samuel Tuesday 2 October, 2012 - 8:59 PM
  • What a gorgeous dog its a good thing the family rescued him and he wasn't hurt they need to take much better care that's quite slack.

    mandy Tuesday 2 October, 2012 - 3:42 PM
  • Makes one wonder why Police Dogs have a liking to this particular house?

    Willow Tuesday 2 October, 2012 - 11:36 AM
  • no fine for not restraining your animals with more care ?

    maxx Tuesday 2 October, 2012 - 11:06 AM
  • Imagine being hounded by the cops like that for a second time.>

    pat Tuesday 2 October, 2012 - 10:55 AM
  • Hi Neil,
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    Ali Tuesday 2 October, 2012 - 10:28 AM

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