Snippet from the article:
Dogs are renowned for their keen sense of smell, and researchers have tested their abilities and have found they are almost four times better at detecting prostate cancer than traditional tests. These specially trained animals, known as Medical Detection Dogs are trained in Buckinghamshire, UK, and have the ability to accurately detect the cancer 90 percent of the time.
â€œMDD’s trained dogs can detect cancer before noticeable symptoms and others have been trained to recognize dangerously low sugar levels in diabetics. In short, this wonderful charity is training dogs to save lives,â€ said Betsy Duncan Smith, a trustee of the Medical Detection Dogs charity.
Man’s best friend vs man’s worst disease.