(NB: This story contains a number of puns which could be seen as spelling errors - they are deliberate)
Warrnambool highway patrol police officers have had a ruff couple of days but furtunately nothing could prepare them for a less than furocious encounter.
Officers found a husky on the loose in Port Fairy on Thursday.
"He was found running along the side of the Princes Highway near the rail trail," an officer said.
"The wild beast was rounded up, secured with police tape and despite some door knocking, had to be handed over to the local Moyne shire ranger.
"Attending members said that the pooch was well cared for, very friendly and will hopefully be reunited with his family soon."
Officer suffered dirty pants from jumping muddy paws, some drool stains and minor scratches to their car's paintwork from the wayward pooch's paws.
Although the owners are unknown at this stage it's unlikely a mutternity, peternity or pawternity test will be conducted on the dog who defurnitely had his activities curtailed.
It was certainly a case of a diffurent sort with the local puparazzi getting involved.
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