Annotated Bibliography: Can Dogs Smell Cancer?
"Can Dogs Smell Cancer?" InSitu. N.p., 08 May 2016. Web. 07 Apr. 2017.
In this web article it talks about dogs and how dogs have been our companions for 100,000 of years. They can sense small changes which can signal that we are in trouble. Dogs prey on sick animals, so how long did it take for them to trace the sick smell? They built it into their nose so they only prey on sick or injured animals, for us and them. If something is wrong with their owner then they will act out too. Dogs smell like humans see, A dog could get along just fine without their eyes.(not telling you to cut out your dog's eyes) Dogs are trained to sniff out cancer, just like they are trained …show more content…
Lucy is a cross between reaterver and an Irish Water Spaniel. She was bred for tracking and hunting. Lucys nose got her into trouble. Lucy failed at being a guide dog. But her nose got her into a better job, Lucy was later trained to sniff out bladder and kidney diseases, she was 95% most of the time. The reaterver is apart of a large clinic- british organization, medical detection dogs. Dr. Sheryl Gabram says dogs can detect breast cancer in a patient's breath samples.
Tyson, Peter. "Dogs' Dazzling Sense of Smell." PBS. Public Broadcasting Service, 04 Oct. 2012. Web. 07 Apr. 2017.
Dogs noses are 10,000 time better than ours. A dog has 300 million olfactory receptors in their nose and only 1,000 in a human's nose. There are two ways air travel through a dog's nose, One travels through the nose down to the lungs, for breathing and the other to the brain to detect what the smell is. Dogs noses can do outstanding things. A dog found a 35 pound plastic container submerged in a gasoline barrel. After a woman's treatment her dog sniffed out the melanoma in her skin, note that after the surgery doctors pronounced she was cancer free. Then again the dog detected, the dog was right, and the doctors confirmed their was a small amount of melanoma left in her