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2016 UK National Service Dog Awards

In the 20th installment of this British ceremony, 20 nominees were considered for several categories including outstanding contribution of Bravery, Outstanding Achievement and Dedication to Duty made by uniformed working dog sections/teams and individuals from the Armed Forces, Police, Customs, Prison, Fire Service.

The complete list is located at the K9 Working Heroes website.

Two of the nominees are:

Two West Midlands Police officers and their canine partners. The two dogs are being commended for tracking suspects through dangerous conditions, and their prior service as bomb-sniffing dogs in battle.

Also, John Ball & Search Dog Darcy have been nominated. They were profiled in this K9 Working Heroes series.

The awards ceremony was April 16 to honor the recipients.

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Mwd accepting awards at national bravery award's

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K9 Hero Profile – Choc

Name: Choc
City: Marseille, France
Breed: Belgian Shepherd
Category: Police Dog
Deed: Drug detection, record drug bust
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Choc assisted French policemen in finding a record drug bust with a street value of approximately $8.4 million. The haul consisted of cannabis, cocaine, cash and drugs. He was given a medal and ribbon at the press conference.