Did you know that dogs can sniff out medical conditions in humans?
Usually before the human is even aware they have a condition!
I have written an entire series on the Dog’s nose and sense of Scent this year and this following article/ blog post at MNN.com is a great one to add to the collection!
“Dogs can pick up on tiny changes in the human body, from a tiny shift in our hormones to the release of volatile organic compounds, or VOCs, released by cancer cells. Researchers and dog trainers are just beginning to understand how dogs do this and how we might put them to work in being our helpers in health care. Here are six medical conditions that dogs are able to smell.”
Read the entire article HERE