Man’s best friend uses scent to identify pepper pest

Belgian Shepherd is this company’s worthy ally: Man’s best friend is proving to be a worthy ally in the fight against a tough greenhouse pest. Leamington, Ontario-based NatureFresh Farms is using a female Belgian Shepherd named Chili to help detect the presence of Read More …

New ‘technology’ to detect pathogens

Photo caption: Auburn University’s Canine Performance Sciences Program is training dogs such as this one to detect explosives, narcotics and other targets of interest. Natural disease outbreaks caused by pathogens are the leading cause of death worldwide in plants, animals Read More …