Police sniffer dog feeling 'ruff' after injuring his leg

Poor Felix is wearing the cone of shame.
Poor Felix is wearing the cone of shame.

A Northumbria Police sniffer dog is wearing the cone of shame after an operation on his leg.

A spokesman for Northumbria Police said Felix, who works as a drugs dog, managed to injure himself while chasing his ball.

Police dog Felix is feeling a bit 'ruff'.

Police dog Felix is feeling a bit 'ruff'.

He said: "He suffered a cruciate injury and after knee surgery he is now back home to recuperate.

"We don't think he's a massive fan of the cone, but we hope you can join us in wishing him the best on his road to recovery."