Chihuahua called Momo Becomes Japanese Police Dog
Seeking out a person in five minutes after merely sniffing their cap, she passed her exams with flying colors.
The wispy-haired pooch will be instrumental in disaster rescue operations. In the case of earthquakes it is thought her tiny frame will fit through narrow passages with much more ease than a German Shepherd, which are the most common choice for police K-9 units.
‘Any breed of dog can be entered to become a police dog in the search and rescue division’, but a Nara police spokesperson added that the appointment was ‘quite unusual’.
This week saw dogs from around the globe get together to break the record for Most Dogs in Costumed Dress.