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A beagle inspection dog intercepted nine kilograms of Vietnamese pork sausages at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok.

The sausages, which were found in the luggage of a passenger arriving from Hanoi, according to Thailand’s Department of Livestock Development (DLD).

They have since been confiscated.

With confiscated contraband. Photo by DLD.

baggage sniffer dog Photo by DLD.

Authority says sausages could cause African swine fever, Thai media say English Khaosod.

Sniffer team

The airport customs service has a team of 14 beagles.

The dogs work in pairs and work four-hour shifts at a time.

Check out the doggos in action here:

dogs checking luggage Hard at work. Photo of the Canine Quarantine and Inspection Unit.

Sniff the baggage Photo of the Canine Quarantine and Inspection Unit.

Photo of the Canine Quarantine and Inspection Unit.

cute dog Photo by DLD.

Restricted food items

Travelers are not permitted to bring meat products into Thailand without a valid import permit.

Violators face a maximum penalty of 200,000 baht (S$7,436) and two years in prison.

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