A four-legged friend is being commended for her perfect sniffing skills at the Ottawa airport.

Lacy the detector dog sniffed out undeclared pork products from a traveller who came from a region that is high risk for African Swine Fever (ASF).

Veterinary councillor for the Canadian Pork Council, Egan Brockhoff, says the actions taken by the CBSA including the detector dogs are, “critical actions that protect the welfare and health of our animals, family farms and our Canadian economy.”

According to Twitter, the traveller was fined $800 for not declaring the products.

ASF has never been found in North America.



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