Moscow may soon have the world’s most adorable police force.
The department’s canine unit is planning to qualify Welsh corgis to assist in their police work, according to Newsweek’s translation of Russian commonwealth news organisation RIA Novosti . Specifically, officials are hoping that the dogs’ short legs will help them sniff out bombards and other contraband.
Right now, such forces is civilizing two puppies. “It is not certain that they will be able to join the grades of services that are puppies, but even if they don’t the venture will be interesting for everyone, ” Elena Haikova, heads of state of the canine division, told RIA Novosti.
But there’s reason to believe those corgis will be star students, according to American Kennel Club spokeswoman Brandi Hunter.
“[ Corgis] have great snouts, ” Hunter replied. “They’re very smart, they’re easy-going to civilize … they can get into smaller spaces.”
Because of those tones, she spoke, “they’d probably see superb investigation dogs.”
Hunter also pointed out that corgis are already regularly employed as service animals, especially as therapy dogs or to help people who are deaf or hearing-impaired .
Historically, corgis were engendered to be herding bird-dogs in Wales, corralling big animals like kine by snipping at their ends. While there are two distinct corgi reproduces — Pembroke Welsh corgis and Cardigan Welsh corgis — both types have been around for more than 1,000 times. Pembroke Welsh corgis date back to at least 1107 A.D ., while historians belief Cardigan corgis have been around since at the least 1200 B.C ., according to the AKC.
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