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Can Dogs Smell COVID-19?

1 month ago   |   By Talent Hounds

Kilo the Pug probably won't be winning any Barn Hunts, but he can still find hidden treats and has a much better sense of smell that me.
In our original documentary film, Talent Hounds , we explored the many evolving talents of dogs and sense of smell was a big one. Depending on the breed, a dog's sense of smell may be approximately 10,000 to 100,000 times better than ours. They possess up to 300 million olfactory receptors in their noses compared to about five or six million in humans' and the part of their brains that analyses and processes scents is proportionally much larger than ours...
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