Detection dogs: a brief review about the use of the canine nose

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Márcio Henrique Micheletti
Cristiano Barros de Melo

Abstract

The aim of this study was to present the main anatomical and physiological characteristics of the olfactory system of dogs, making them an agile and reliable tool to detect odors of human interest. The current uses of detection dogs and the environmental, operational and behavioral factors that can affect their performance during odor detection tasks were also evaluated.

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Micheletti, M. H., & de Melo, C. B. (2016). Detection dogs: a brief review about the use of the canine nose. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 38(4), 387–392. Retrieved from http://rbmv.org/index.php/BJVM/article/view/42
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Review