Japanese Police K-9 Unit: Toy Poodles

Meet the cute pooches bent on proving that when it comes to fighting crime, size doesn't matter.
3:00 | 09/29/12

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-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- But in Japan some incredibly cute canines are doing their level best to run with the big gulf and here's ABC's -- Fuji. In did not eat dog world of crime -- intimidation. Is part of the job site. Eight -- he'll again please -- you. Miniature pops at long considered the pampered at -- aren't can't for the rich and famous but at least now. Just ten pounds Miniature Schnauzer who is the face of the -- police canines in Japan. Tiny. Giles yes -- durable. But don't all could -- police mascot -- He's trained to sniff out drugs and explosives. -- officer commands he's got a few tricks up its sleeve. Now -- -- -- here at traditionally limited air force to the dogs like German shepherds in Lance. But three years ago who became the country's first miniature -- financing of rigorous test -- his -- had attempted. He blazed a trail police department's change their rules smaller pops its size doesn't matter when it comes to steal trainer heat -- that sentence. The ex -- miniature horse it's -- These small cheap Japan's new used in tiniest. -- -- but here -- -- -- -- The three pound bundle of energy is all business on the job that's -- and a crime prevention event Honda pol with his trainer. Smaller -- can only -- list is sniffer dogs now officers say they don't have the strength to perform other duties. They also have a short attention span about half the folk art for our hearts hat. At this police stalled turn -- we spotted any canine hopefuls. Easily distracted. Easily skater. -- They may not have the night to compete with the big -- but these adorable balls -- -- are trying their hardest to prove. There every bit his fierce and reliable. For Nightline trying to keep the -- and -- --

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