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‘Unadoptable’ dog saved from euthanasia by Ohio police department

A dog in Ohio was close to being put down. However at the last minute, responsibility called.It turns out man’s best friend wasn’t extremely friendly. Leonard, a pit bull, has a certain lack of restraint around toys. Anything he wanted, he took. He couldn’t truly play nice with others and he didn’t like to share, WTOL reports. The Union County Humane Society stated him “unadoptable,” indicating he would need to be put down. However team member saw possible in his drive and made one more effort to find Leonard a forever home.After some testing, he ended up being Ohio’s first pit bull police K9. Detective Leonard is now formally on responsibility with the Clay Town Police Department.

“He revealed everything he required to do law enforcement. The only thing this pet does is discover narcotics. He does not track, he does not capture people, he does not bite he does not have any aggression training, he doesn’t discover lost articles. He discovers narcotics,” Clay Township Cops Chief Terry Mitchell said.When Leonard is

n’t on responsibility, he remains with the chief.

“He would just as soon climb up on your lap and offer you kisses and go to sleep as he would do anything else, but he’s really required to the vest. When you put that vest on him he’s all organisation. It’s like he understands it’s time to go to work,” Mitchell said.Leonard’s benefit for a task well done? His preferred piece of fire pipe.

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