The Power Of Your Dog’s Nose: An Introduction to Diabetic Detection Dog


The Power Of Your Dog’s Nose : An Introduction To Diabetic Detection Dogs.


A dog’s nose is an amazing thing to behold. Dogs have the ability to: wiggle each nostril independently, breathe in through the holes in the front of the nose and exhale through the side slits, and discern individual odours making up what we could call a ‘scent.’

falc logoHumans have about five million cells devoted to smelling whilst dogs have up to 220 million. Not only that, dogs have four times the brain power devoted to processing scents!

Canine nose-work harnesses the power of the canine nose and allows dogs to utilize both their powerful nose and their desire to hunt. The activities of nose work has now reached dogs of all ages, personalities, and sizes, and has made basic search-dog skills available to these dogs.

Falco K9 Academy UK are holding a number of work shops for those Diabetics that have there own dog and would like to train them to detect their high and low blood sugar levels. These work shops are for Type 1 Diabetics and each dog would need to be assessed before the start of the work shops.

A odour recognition test will be used for this purpose. (ORT)

The classes are limited to six handlers and dogs.

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