Wannabe police dog let go from training for being ‘too friendly’

QUEENSLAND, Australia (WFLA/CNN) – A wannabe police dog in Australia was let go from the training program for being “too sociable.”

(Source: Governor of Queensland Facebook page)

“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.

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