• Short Summary

    THE WORLD CHAMPION POLICE DOG - COUNT HUGO - WHO'S AVERAGED 300 NIGHT PATROLS A YEAR FOR THE PAST EIGHT YEARS - IS TILL CAPTURING CRIMINALS FOR THE KENYA POLICE DOG SECTION.

  • Description

    THE WORLD CHAMPION POLICE DOG - COUNT HUGO - WHO'S AVERAGED 300 NIGHT PATROLS A YEAR FOR THE PAST EIGHT YEARS - IS TILL CAPTURING CRIMINALS FOR THE KENYA POLICE DOG SECTION. COUNT HUGO, WHO'S HELPED MAKE 1,078 ARRESTS, HAS BEATEN THE RECORD OF THE FORMER WORLD CHAMPION, KING, ALSO OF KENYA POLICE FORCE, BY SEVEN.

    COUNT HUGO WAS GIVEN TO THE KENYA POLICE DOG SECTION WHEN HE WAS SIX WEEKS'. HE WENT ON HIS FIRST PATROL AT EIGHT MONTHS AND WAS ON FULL POLICE-DOG SERVICE AT 13-MONTHS.

    HE'S HAD MANY NARROW ESCAPES, BEING STABBED, STONED, PANGA ATTACKED, KICKED, BEATEN, ALMOST STRANGLED THREE TIMES AND CLUBBED MANY TIMES. PORCUPINES HAVE ATTACKED HIM TWICE CAUSING 25 WOUNDS.

    COUNT HUGO WAS BRED A CHAMPION. HIS FATHER WAS THE FORMER DANISH POLICE DOG CHAMPION AND HIS MOTHER BRED SOME OF THE MOST FEARED DOGS IN THE GERMAN POLICE FORCES.

    AFTER A 28-MILE CHASE, COUNT HUGO CAPTURED TWO BURGLARS. HE ALSO TRACKED AND CAPTURED TWO CATTLE RAIDERS COVERING 20 MILES IN FIVE HOURS.

    TO SHOW THE GENTLE SIDE OF HIS NATURE, THE CHAMPION CAN ALSO PLAY WITH CHILDREN. HE'S EXPECTED TO RETIRE FROM ACTIVE DUTY IN ABOUT TWO YEARS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3XMA3JH4D8ICPSRT8WMNS546O
    Media URN:
    VLVA3XMA3JH4D8ICPSRT8WMNS546O
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/10/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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