QUEENSLAND, Australia (WFLA/CNN) – A wannabe police dog in Australia was let go from the training program for being “too sociable.”
“Gavel” the German Shepherd was happier licking strangers than restraining them.
The governor of Queensland gave him a special job as “Vice-Regal Dog.”
Gavel now spends his time welcoming guests to the Queensland’s Government House.
Gavel recently greeted 24 new citizens from 13 countries at their swearing-in ceremony.
He even has his very own official ceremonial coat, adorned with the flag, crown and emblem of Queensland.