Thailand sacks randy sniffer dogs
Mounting trouble for Mok and Lai
Two "ace" sniffer dogs who have performed sterling service combating drug trafficking in Thailand's Chiang Rai airport have been given their marching orders for urinating on luggage and "sexually harassing" female passengers, the Bangkok Post reports.
Mok and Lai had apparently been "plucked from obscurity" as part of a cunning King Bhumibol Adulyadej plan to use strays as police dogs. They were deployed at said airport close to the border with Laos and Myanmar, but quickly attracted numerous complaints from the public due to their uninhibited behaviour.
Mok's former handler, Police Lieutenant Colonel Jakapop Kamhon, explained: "Both were just as good as foreign dogs trained for use in drug missions. But they were stray dogs, so their manners were worse than those of foreign breeds.
"He [Mok] liked to pee on luggage while searching for drugs inside. He also liked to hold on to women's legs."
Mok and Lai have been reassigned to farm duties, including "herding chickens and pigs", the Bangkok Post confirms. ®
Let's face facts.... judging from the amount of whiie powdery residue found in the toilet cubicles of say.... the house of commons.... any Sniffer dog sent in there would come crawling out on it's knees.... not leg shagging passerbys.
Re: And the difference between them and baggage handlers is...?
The dogs have never sent anybody's luggage to a different airport.
Actually, if people looked at the numbers of animals destroyed humanely in most western countries
I think they'd all be in favour of neutering. In a mslal country like Ireland, thousands of stray dogs are authenised every year - a number that would drop significantly if pets were fixed. Similarly with cats.
It is unpleasant, but it can avoid worse fates for any offspring