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Dunedin pair are top dog

News Summed Up 2019-04-16 05:30:00

Constable Saunders and Police Dog Vann. Photo: Southern District Police FacebookA Dunedin constable and his plucky young German Shepherd have taken out the top prize for a rookie dog team following 41 successful feats of tracking in under a year. Constable Marcus Saunders and patrol dog Vann are this year's winners of the Erridge Cup, given to the top performing rookie dog team in the country. The pair's exploits have become well known through several reports in the Otago Daily Times of their long feats of tracking, part of a stellar year for the resurgent Dunedin dog section, led by Sergeant Mike Calvert. The Dunedin Dog Section: