Volunteers wanted to monitor police dog welfare

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent, Jeff Cuthbert, is recruiting volunteers who are passionate about animals to help ensure that Gwent’s police dogs are well looked after.

Animal welfare visitors make regular visits to police dogs to ensure that high levels of animal welfare are met.

They were introduced after the high-profile death of a police dog in Essex in 1997.

Jeff Cuthbert said: “Our animal welfare visitors play a crucial role in ensuring that Gwent’s police dogs are kept to the highest standards, and that their physical and emotional wellbeing is looked after.

“This is a valuable role that allows volunteers to make a contribution to both animal welfare and policing in Gwent, and I would urge anyone who is interested to get in touch and find out more.”

For more detail visit the Police and Crime Commissioner website.