A police dog in London is recovering from surgery after being injured on the job.

Bosco punctured an artery when he stepped on a scrap piece of metal while tracking a wanted man in St. Thomas.

The dog was injured Thursday at 2 a.m.

Bosco is out of hospital and recovering.

Meanwhile, the police found the suspect in a nearby home, where he allegedly assaulted a police officer and resisted arrest.

The 31-year-old has been charged with assaulting police and resisting arrest.

Bosco Police Dog Portrait

Police dog Bosco of the London Police Service is recovering from surgery after being injured on the job. (London Police Service)