PennVet Working Dog Center Training Dogs to Sniff Out Covid 19
Air Animal Charity,charity,PennVet,working dog program May 27, 2020
Researchers are working to train dogs to sniff out cases of COVID-19. If the dogs can successfully detect someone with or without symptoms, they could be deployed to hospitals and transit hubs in months.
“They do a lot of other diseases, we're pretty confident that they can do [COVID-19],” one doctor tells CBS News. See the full story.
The Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine Working Dog Center is a long-standing charity of choice for the Air Animal team. The center has trained dogs to detect diabetes issues, ovarian cancer and other human diseases. The tandem goal is to create electronic detection devices that are a sensitive as a dog's nose.