Super Sniffers

Super Sniffers

Dog Detectives on the Job

Book - 2014
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"A dog's nose is 300 times more powerful than a human nose, so it's no wonder that dogs use their incredibly advanced sense of smell to do some very important jobs. Dorothy Hinshaw Patent explores the various ways specific dogs have put their super sniffing ability to use: from bedbug sniffers to explosive detectors to life-saving allergy detectors...and more. This dynamic photo-essay includes first-hand accounts from the people who work closely with these amazing dogs"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, [2014]
ISBN: 9780802736185
Characteristics: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 26 x 28 cm
Alternative Title: Dog detectives on the job


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A dog’s sense of smell is 40 times stronger than a human’s. Dogs can sniff out bombs, bedbugs, and cancer. Learn how they are trained and some of the many jobs they can do. Illus. with full-color photographs.


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