Shanghai january 10(xu mingrui li qiuying) on january 9, at shanghai hongqiao international airport, with outstanding performance ahead of time pass the post examination of the stray dog nick become shanghai customs work dog, guarding the safety of the country.
As a special means of quarantine inspection, customs dogs have always played a unique and irreplaceable role in the search for prohibited articles, especially animal and plant products. Shanghai hongqiao airport customs operations monitoring section chief zhou qi told reporters that in 2019, hongqiao airport customs entry port intercepted a total of more than 7000 batches of incoming contraband, about 30% of which were detected by working dogs.
In june 2019, mr. cheng, the adopter and director of training at shanghai's customs watchdog dog training base, recalled that when he drove back to the dog's base in june 2019, he found the emaciated nike, who, unlike other stray dogs, was very trusting and close to people, so he took him back to the base and began a \"counterattack trip \". Mr Cheng smiled and said it was Nick himself who had changed Nick's life.
After two weeks of quarantine, the base had bathed and groomed Nick, deworming inside and outside the body and checking out the epidemic, and the fresh-faced Nick began training. Cheng told reporters that the general training work dog, will be selected in the dog four to six months to start training, the real training of a good work dog, usually need 2 years of training and running-in. Nick relies on his industry and talent, only half a year to successfully pass the examination, the official post, its difficulty is not weaker than the \"lottery.\" \"Of the 100 puppies, it's good to have three or four working dogs.
Mr. Cheng admitted that he had encountered a lot of problems in training Nick, and the hardest part was to overcome the social habits he had developed while he was wandering.
Zhou Qi, head of the Customs Operations Monitoring Section at Shanghai Hongqiao Airport, said the training of customs supervision dogs was a major project. The selection of breed picky, lack of dog source is a common problem in the selection of customs supervision dogs. In the future, the department will continue to try to train stray dogs and include qualified stray dogs in the category of dogs under customs supervision. (end)