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PHOTOS: Vancouver K9 isn't sure about rappelling training

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Niko the Police Dog not exactly stoked about the rappelling part of the job Niko the Police Dog not exactly stoked about the rappelling part of the job
VANCOUVER -

Training to be a police officer is hard work and can be stressful, even if you're a dog. 

K9 officers go through rigorous training just like their human counterparts, and sometimes it can get a bit intense. The thing about dogs though, is they are more likely to show their true feelings. A perfect example is Niko from the Vancouver Police Department.

Niko recently went viral on social media as he seemed to show his true feelings about rappelling.

Niko was recently learning how to scale walls, but when it came time to rappel down from a height of five stories up, Niko understandably appeared a little concerned. Check it out:

Grasping on to his handler Constable Dan Ames' leg, Niko didn't appear to be very fond of the training. 

A spokesperson for the department said since the photo was taken, NIko's rappelling skills have "greatly improved." 

Good job, Niko. Good boy. 

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