Sniffing out a friend

PUBLISHED : Monday, 26 September, 2005, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 26 September, 2005, 12:00am

Micky, a drug detector dog for customs, charms a mother and her daughter at the Discovery Park Shopping Centre in Tsuen Wan yesterday during the Outstanding Dogs of Hong Kong Awards.

Eight dogs - three from the Hong Kong Police, one from the Customs Department, one from the Correctional Services Department, two from Doctor Pet and a pet dog - received honorary awards at yesterday's ceremony. Doctor Pet offers an animal therapy programme enlisting volunteers and their pets, including cats and dogs, to visit hospitals, schools, homes for the elderly and schools.

The winners were awarded for serving Hong Kong.