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Published June 12, 2013, 12:00 AM


Police dog Ajax is applauded by Civil Guards and officials as he walks with by his handler, Sergeant Juan Carlos Alabarces Munoz, right to collect a medal in Mostoles, just outside of Madrid, Spain Tuesday June 11, 2013. The Spanish police dog has received an award by a British animal defense group in recognition of his bravery on detecting a bomb on the Spanish island of Mallorca allowing police to explode it. Ajax, a bushy-coated gold and black 12-year-old German Shepherd was presented with the award Tuesday at a ceremony on the outskirts of the Spanish capital by representatives of the People's Dispensary for Sick Animals. (AP Photo/Paul White)
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