A military dog who lost a leg when sniffing out a roadside bomb has been awarded the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross after serving in more than 400 missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. Lucca, a 12-year-old German shepherd, served in the US Marine Corps for six years, protecting the lives of troops by sniffing out munitions.
Police under investigation over 'dog's' witness statement
Dog's Eye View Some police dogs are now fitted with cameras on their backs or heads for various reasons. It allows police to send the K-9 into a building or questionable area to scope out the scene before they enter, as well as to record any K-9 apprehension of a suspect in real-time.