Detection dogs (Nosey Dogs) spot northern spotted owls, even those alarmed by barred owls

Nosey Dogs Can Find Owls TooHere’s a story that might be of interest to those people taking Nosey Dog classes with me or other trainers. (Click on the Nosey Dog link to watch a video and see some pictures of family dogs learning how to do directed searches just like the ones in this story.)

“Detection dogs (Nosey Dogs) spot northern spotted owls, even those alarmed by barred owls”

ScienceDaily (Aug. 15, 2012) — A series of forest searches by dogs specially trained to sniff out northern spotted owl pellets — the undigested bones, fur and other bits regurgitated by owls — improved the probability of finding the owls by nearly 30 percent over a series of traditional vocalization surveys.”

John Wade - Ask the Dog GuySourced By JOHN WADE, WWW.ASKTHEDOGGUY.COM

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