Pupils marvel at the ‘perfect partnership’ between police dog handlers and canine colleagues

Pc Nick Lofthouse from Suffolk Constabulary's dog section, pictured with one of his canine colleague

Pc Nick Lofthouse from Suffolk Constabulary's dog section, pictured with one of his canine colleagues during a visit to the Avocet Academy Trust's Easton Primary School. Picture: AVOCET - Credit: Archant

Suffolk primary school pupils were “amazed” to see the work of a police dog handlers and his canine colleagues during a recent visit to demonstrate science theory in practice.

Pc Nick Lofthouse from Suffolk Constabulary's dog section gives a talk on his work to pupils at the

Pc Nick Lofthouse from Suffolk Constabulary's dog section gives a talk on his work to pupils at the Avocet Academy Trust's Easton Primary School. Picture: AVOCET - Credit: Archant

Pc Nick Lofthouse from Suffolk Constabulary’s dog section took members of his team to see the pupils at Easton Primary School, some of whom described it as a “great experience”.

Headteacher Andrea Denny said: “The children had a great time learning ho the breeds have adapted and saw for themselves how disciplined they are.

“A special thank you to Pc Lofthouse and his canines who have said they will visit us again for a display with the whole school.”

Some of the comments from pupils after the visit included: “I thought it was amazing, especially when the officer told us about the story of working with his dog – a perfect partnership.”


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Another added: “It was a great experience for us and the school to meet them.”

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