3 Ways Dogs Are Being Trained to Respond to Medical Conditions

3 Ways Dogs Are Being Trained to Respond to Medical Conditions
     Ways Dogs Are Being Trained to Respond to Medical Conditions

    3 Ways Dogs Are Being Trained to Respond to Medical Conditions
    By Lauren Oster

    Since ancient times, canine sidekicks have alerted us to predators.
    Now researchers are finding that they can also sound the alarm on attacks within our bodies.
    Dogs’ noses are said to be 1,000 times more sensitive than ours, and pooches canbe trained to respond to the signature scents of human health conditions.
    “They are phenomenally talented,” says Cindy Otto, DVM, executive director of the Penn Vet
    Working Dog Center in Philadelphia. Here’s how they’re lending a paw.

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