Police Dogs Retire – level 2

17-05-2018 07:00

In Quito, Ecuador’s capital, the police held a retirement ceremony for their dogs. Officers gave the dogs medals to recognise them for their service.

The director for dog training said that the police was saying goodbye to 621 canine police officers and to 7 that died. He added that the dogs worked in many areas, such as stopping drug trafficking, keeping order, going to public events, helping with search and rescue, and providing therapy.

The dogs that retired will now be living with families as pets.

Difficult words: retirement ceremony (a special event when you thank and say goodbye to someone who is too old to work), recognise (appreciate), canine (relating to dogs).

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