Puppy Love! Follow Hertfordshire Police's Latest Recruit On Twitter

Puppy fans can now follow the progress of one of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire (BCH) Dog Unit's newest recruits on Twitter.

A police officer who's fostering Blade, the nine-week-old German Shepherd will be sharing his exploits and experiences on the unit's Twitter account (@dogpoliceBCH).

The pup will be living with the officer for around 12-18 months. During this time, the officer will be taking the dog to as many different environments as possible to ensure he will be in the best possible position to begin a career as a police dog. 

Blade Police Dog 1

Part of this process includes finding out how the dog reacts to certain situations and potential obstacles, such as open staircases and reflective surfaces. There is also a large focus on getting the dog to socialise and encouraging the pup the play is also high on the agenda.

Throughout the foster period the officer will be regularly sharing photos and updates about how he and the puppy are getting on and what they've been up to.

Videos and pictures have already been posted, over the last few days!

The public are advised to stay tuned to the Twitter account to ensure they get their regular fix of adorable photos that are guaranteed to make people say 'aww!'

Recently Played Tracks

On Radio: John Darin

1pm - 5pm

John Darin

On TV: 24 Reasons We Heart Christmas!

4pm - 6pm

Watch heart TV

  • Leona Lewis One More Sleep

    16:21

    iTunes

  • Wizzard I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday

    16:17

    iTunes

  • S Club 7 Never Had A Dream Come True

    16:07

    iTunes

  • The Pogues, Kirsty Maccoll Fairytale Of New York

    16:02

    iTunes

Heart VIP

Local

Autumn Weather

Find your local four day weather report here.

Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Shopping Our Advertisers

Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart Watford & Hemel Hemstead.

Follow Heart on Twitter