In line with the recent success of Medical Detection Dogs, a charity that trains doggos to identify human diseases through sniffing unusual smells, here are the fast facts you need to know about how such doggos work. Medical Detection Dogs just reached the finals of Purina’s Better With Pets Prize.
– Medical Detection Dogs is a charity.
– They train doggos to be medical alert assistance dogs.
– They also train dogs to be…
The charity trains two dogs – the medical alert assistance dogs and the bio-detection dogs. The medical alert assistance dogs are being trained to notice the tiny changes in a person’s personal smell so as to alert anyone about the person with a disease. The bio-detection dogs, on the other hand, detect the smell of diseases. People who have medical alert assistance dogs are assisted with their life-threatening health conditions and most doggos with such job work with people who have diabetes.
The doggos that are trained by the charity receive rewards for correctly identifying specific smells. They usually work with smells of breath, swabs, or urine.
Read the informative scoop by Pete Wedderburn at – https://www.telegraph.co.uk/