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Disease-Detecting Dogs

Disease-Detecting Dogs

Paola Hernandez Olvera, Reporter

January 29, 2019

Dogs have the same five senses that humans do: taste, touch, sight, hearing and smell. However, dogs have more heightened senses than humans. In fact, the percentage of dogs’ brain that is devoted to analyzing smells is 40 times larger than humans’, and it has been estimated that dogs can identif...