* Cambridgeshire police dog’s career saved by cataract operation – BBC News

Source: Cambridgeshire police dog’s career saved by cataract operation – BBC News

15 January 2016


Police dog Ozzy sniffs out contraband drugs, weapons and cash

 

A police dog’s career has been saved after his bosses agreed to pay more than £3,000 for a cataract operation.

Ozzy’s problems came to light when handler PC Paul Huggett noticed a “blue tinge” in his eyes.

Cataracts were diagnosed by a vet but police decided to “give him a chance” and sanctioned the expensive treatment.

PC Huggett said without the operation, Ozzy would have had to retire from his job tracking down contraband drugs, weapons and cash.

The dog has now returned to work and on his first assignment found “50 rocks of crack cocaine in Peterborough”. [Read the full article…]

Handler PC Paul Huggett has had Ozzy since the dog was six months old

PC Huggett says that when Ozzy retires he will stay with his family as a pet

Source: Cambridgeshire police dog’s career saved by cataract operation – BBC News

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