Dogs have a very sharp nose, and their sense of smell is 50 times sharper than a human’s. They can smell the right object for several kilometers. Hunters take a dog on a hunt to look for shot prey, sniffer dogs help in the search for missing people. Dogs that help detect drugs and explosives are specially trained.
The dog reports the find in two ways:
– passive: if you found what you needed, sit down or stand next to the detected item;
– active: in the place where she found the desired substance, digs the ground or other surface. This method can be used to detect drugs, but when searching for explosives, it is not suitable – the dog is in danger. Continue reading