After he’d been showered with attention he decided to head back home (Picture: Odessa Police Department) Officers said the dog is welcome back any time (Picture: Odessa Police Department)Naturally, officers were disappointed when the dog ‘ran out as quick as he came in’ but were happy when Edward, who lives a mile away, contacted them to say he was safe and sound.
The fluffy officer was trained to search for drugs and detain offenders at train stations and bus stops.He soon became a local celebrity since corgis are far from typical police dogs in Russian police forces, which normally go for big and strong breeds like German Shepherds.But where Redhead lacked in size and strength, he more than made up for it with obedience, agility and talent for tricks and commands.
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His low height meant he was particularly effective at sniffing out objects close to the ground.
Redhead even became an obedience champion in 2015 because of his incredibly docile nature.On Monday, Redhead’s police department announced his retirement, saying he will continue to do sport and he will take up dancing with Olga.
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