A medical detection role for dogs

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Dr Nicola Rooney (BSc PGCE PhD), Research Fellow and Lecturer in the Animal Welfare and Behaviour Group at the University of Bristol, has headed a team conducting research on working dogs for the past 15 years. She shares her expertise with our readers, examining a range of methods for training dogs to detect odours which are associated with human diseases. She also calls attention to the prime importance of teaching carers how to ensure a stress-free environment for their helpful dogs.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages42
JournalInternational Animal Health Journal
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 7 Dec 2016


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