Police Officers across the country are tonight raising awareness of planned policing cuts to Police Dog Units.

The aim is to get #DontDitchTheDogs trending on twitter to raise awareness of the government plans cut front line policing.

Breaking News is supporting #DontDitchTheDogs after being approached by the team behind raising awareness.

Mike Pannett said “We have the best police service in the world! Time to STOP further reductions to our dogs”.