COVID-19 Detection Dogs in the presence of royalty

COVID-19 Detection Dogs in the presence of royalty Our Royal Patron, HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, was among the first in the world to see some of our COVID-19 detection dogs in training demonstrate how they are learning to detect the virus this week.  Her Royal...

Volunteers needed for COVID-19 detection dog trial

Volunteers needed for COVID-19 detection dog trial Our COVID-19 detection dogs project team is now asking people in the for help with the trial. The trial will determine whether our Bio Detection Dogs could be used as a new rapid, non-invasive diagnostic tool for the...

Six super sniffers that could detect CV-19

These six noses could soon be trained to detect if someone has COVID-19 and play a vital role in preventing further spread of the pandemic in future.  Norman, Digby, Storm, Star, Jasper and Asher are ready to be assessed to work on a project to train dogs to detect...

I believe my dog’s nose saved my life

Dr Claire Guest is a psychologist and animal behaviourist. She had a special bond with her dog Daisy who alerted Claire to a lump in her breast, which may have saved Claire’s life. BBC World Service,...

Paws off my chocolate

If the Easter bunny delivers lots of chocolate treats to you this year, remember to make sure your dog doesn’t get it’s paws on any of it, says the charity Medical Detection Dogs. Chocolate is poisonous to dogs and can make them seriously ill, even proving fatal. It...

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