Sad day for Victoria Police after decorated dog squad member Nat dies

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    THE Victoria Police is today mourning the loss of one of its best members of its dog squad, Nat the rottweiler.
    Nat had to be put down this week after suffering a skin disease that had spread to his lungs.

    "I’m absolutely gutted, but that’s the way it is with dogs,” Nat’s handler, Leading Sen-Constable Matt Steele said on 3AW this morning.

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    Nat the Critical Incident Police Dog pictured with his handler Leading Senior Constable Matt Steele. Source: HeraldSun
    “I think my favourite quote’s been, ‘Dogs have one fault - they don’t live long enough.’”
    The eight-year-old was highly regarded as one of the force’s most successful dogs and has been recognised with saving a number of lives, including an elderly woman who was lost at Ouyen and suffering hypothermia.
    He recently aided in stopping a would-be burglar who had been allegedly trying to steal copper wiring from a Mahoney’s Rd factory in Thomastown.
    He was believed to be the last rottweiler in any dog squad in the country.

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    Nat the Critical Incident Police Dog pictured with his handler Leading Senior Constable Matt Steele. Source: HeraldSun
    http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/la...-member-nat-dies/story-fni0fee2-1226686116456
     
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