“The Benefits of Guide Dog Ownership” By L. Whitmarsh, requests for reprints can be sent to: Guide Dogs, Hillfields, Burghfield,ReadingRG7 3YG,UK
Dogs and Diabetes
“Canine Responses to Hypoglycemia in Patients with Type I Diabetes” By Deborah L. Wells, Ph.D. Shaun W. Lawson, Ph.D. and A. Niroshan Siriwardena, Ph.D.
THE JOURNAL OF ALTERNATIVE AND COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE
Volume 14, Number 10, 2008, pp. 000–000
© Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
Canine Responses to Hypoglycemia
“A dog’s detection of low blood sugar: a case report”By M. B. O’Connor, C. H. Walsh, C. O’Connor,Irish Journal of Medical Science
Received:4 July 2007/ Accepted:23 January 2008
Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland 2008
A dog’s detection of low blood sugar
“The Dog’s Sense of Smell” By Julio E. Correa
Alabama A&M and AuburnUniversities
Copyright 2011 by Alabama Cooperative Extension System
Dogs Sense of Smell
“Specialized use of Human Scent in Criminal Investigations” By Rex A. Stockham Explosives Unit, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Dennis L. Slavin, Bloodhound Handler, South Pasadena Police Dept. William Kift, Bloodhound Handler, Long Beach Police Dept.
Forensic Science Communications, Research and Technology, July 2004-Vol. 6-Number 3
Dogs proven to accurately identify Hypoglycemia
Dogs can Be Successfully Trained to Alert to Hypoglycemia Samples from Patients with Type I Diabetes, Dana S. Hardin, Wesley Anderson, Jennifer Cattet See www.diabetestherapy-open.com
“The scent of disease: volatile organic compounds of the human body related to disease and disorder” By Mika Shirasu and Kazushige Touhara, Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, The University of Tokyo, The Journal of Biochemistry, 2011;150(3): 257-266
The Scent of Disease
“Diagnostic Accuracy of Canine Scent Detection of Early- and Late-Stage Lung and Breast Cancers” By Michael McCulloch, Tadeusz Jezierski, Michael Broffman, Alan Hubbard, Kirk Turner and Teresa Janecki
INTEGRATIVE CANCER THERAPIES 5(1); 2006 pp. 1-10
Canine Cancer Scent Detection
Using dogs to assist in the management of a chronic medical condition is a serious undertaking. The training should only be undertaken by an experienced trainer who is willing to spend the time and effort to understand the disease as well as the client’s needs and expectations. The objective is to provide a dog to our clients that has proven his or her abilities as well as to provide the client with the skills necessary to sustain the dog’s consistent and reliable altering capabilities over the dog’s working life.