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Thai Sniffer Dogs Fired for Inappropriate Behavior

This sounds like bologna to me. I'm betting those less-than-legal types who were getting burned paid off someone to dump the dogs. Why do I...

Joy  |  Jun 13th 2007


This sounds like bologna to me. I’m betting those less-than-legal types who were getting burned paid off someone to dump the dogs. Why do I say that? Because they could train these two intelligent dogs to sniff for contraband yet no one could buy a male doggie wrap from Drs. Foster and Smith or some other site? As they say, I was born at night just not LAST night.

Thanks to ABC News Online for this article.

Horny sniffer dogs get fired

Two Thai street mutts who became ace sniffer dogs at an airport near the notorious Golden Triangle opium-producing region have been fired for urinating on luggage and sexually harassing female passengers.

The Bangkok Post reports the pair, Mok and Lai, were plucked from obscurity under a program initiated by King Bhumibol Adulyadej to turn strays into police dogs.

They won plaudits from police for their work in sniffing out drugs at northern Thailand’s Chiang Rai airport, near the border with Laos and Burma, but so many passengers complained about their behaviour, they had to be fired.

“He liked to pee on luggage while searching for drugs inside,” Mok’s former handler, Police Lieutenant Colonel Jakapop Kamhon, said.

“He also liked to hold on to women’s legs.

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