Dogs are not just man’s best friend, they also make great partners in police work. Now, no matter how much we love them, not all our canine friends are fit to become police dogs. Just take Gavel, a German Shepherd from Queensland, Australia, for example.
Dear Gavel was unfortunately let go from his police dog training when he was ruled, well, too friendly. The pooch was just too sociable and nice to scare away the bad guys.
The staff at the official residence of the Queensland governor, where Gavel was training, thought the dog had a better future performing a different job.
The staff decided to give Gavel the new title of Vice-Regal Dog. Fancy, huh? The designation was made official earlier this year.
The office of Governor Paul de Jersey told the BBC:
“He has outgrown four ceremonial coats, undergone a career change (his official title is now Gavel VRD, ‘Vice-Regal Dog’), and brought untold joy to the lives of the governor, Mrs de Jersey, Government House staff, and the thousands of Queenslanders who have since visited the estate.”
It looks like Gavel has found his real calling.
The Governor of Queensland’s Facebook page and Instagram account have been posting details about Gavel and his career journey so far. Word has it that the pooch has been performing an excellent job.
Part of Gavel’s official duties include attending functions and welcoming guests to the Queensland’s Government House, all while wearing his own official ceremonial coat with the state’s coat of arms. Plus, of course, being his adorable and highly social self.
Vice-Regal Dog Gavel has gained quite a fanbase.
The Governor of Queensland Facebook page posted:
“There were lots of comments from people at Open Day on the weekend expressing how much they enjoyed following via social media Gavel’s progression from aspiring police pooch to Vice-Regal Dog. The truth is that we at Government House have loved sharing his story with you!”
Oh, Gavel, we’re so proud of you!
Who Is The Most Stupid Here? Each Of Your Choices Can Reveal A Part Of Your Personality
Each of your choices can reveal a part of your personality. Look at the picture and tell us, which of these four is the most stupid?
This week's social media debate seems to have been started by this simple picture. Since the photo began making its way around the Internet, the debate has ignited social media outlets. Some readers argued that the one in the photo whose action intends to harm himself is the most stupid at all, but everyone has a different opinion.
Look at the picture and tell us, which of these four is the most stupid? Each of your choices can reveal a part of your personality.
Clever Dog Seen Roaming On Texas Streets With A Bag Of Dog Food During Hurricane Harvey
A woman took a photo of a dog roaming around the streets of Texas during the Hurricane Harvey carrying his food.
In times of catastrophe, there is nothing more necessary than an alert and calm mind to survive. We people should prepare for food, money, survival tools, and clothes to help us stay healthy until the disaster ends. However, due to panic and fear, some of us forget what we ought to do and these scenario has already led to many lives lost.
A hurricane sure sounds scary most especially when we don’t usually experience it in our region. Unfortunately, a big hurricane landed on Texas which, according to locals, was the strongest so far in the past five decades.
A dog was seen wandering around the streets of Texas during Hurricane Harvey and it captured the attention of many on social media.
Pesticides Have Horrifyingly Turned Uganda Apes Into Mutants
It may sound interesting, but in reality, it isn’t.
Ah, mutants. Whenever we hear this term, we seem to get excited. Perhaps because we first heard it from Marvel’s critically acclaimed X-Men comic series? Either that or we just get this feeling about mutants being cool. But no matter how awesome this term can be, we know it’s a work of fiction. Or is it?
A very strange thing has happened in Uganda, and it involves baboons and apes. Basically, researchers from Kibale National Park noticed a growing number of these animals suffering from odd deformities. Some of their limbs are missing while others have flattened noses. They even have cleft lips and faces that look like a concave.