• Python-Sniffing Dogs Help Combat Florida's Invasive Snake Problem

    23 days ago - By iHeart Dogs

    You've probably heard some of the amazing things trained detector dogs can do. They can sniff out drugs, bombs, diseases, blood sugar levels, and so much more. Now, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission found a new use for a dog's high-powered nose: detecting invasive snakes.
    Truman, a black Labrador, and Eleanor, a Point Setter, have been working with the FWC to restore the region's ecosystem. They sniff out pythons and alert their handlers so the snakes can be captured and removed from the area. These talented dogs go out with a handler and a biologist five days a week...
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