Monday, 30 July 2007

Fact of the day

According to the BBC, and after the recent story of the cat that predicts the deaths of old people in a home: Dogs with an acute sense of smell can detect cancer and predict epileptic seizures.

Examples given:
  • A woman in Wiltshire said her Chihuahua detected her breast cancer on three occasions
  • A Dalmatian kept smelling a freckle that the owner discovered was a malignant tumour

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