QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA (CBS)– A police dog who was apparently not cut out for fighting crime has a “Regal” new job.

Gavel, the German shepherd, flunked out of police dog academy in Australia because he was too friendly.

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Well, his friendliness paid off.

The governor of Queensland has hired Gavel to be the “Vice Regal Dog.“

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His duties consist of welcoming visitors and tour groups to the grounds of Queensland’s government house.


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