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Sniffer Dogs: How Dogs (and Their Noses) Save the World

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Anyone who has ever spent time with a dog knows that dogs love sniffing! They sniff out hidden food, dirty socks, and the visitor who comes to the door.and#160; But some dogs work with police officers, soldiers and even scientists to put their "sniffers" to work.and#160; Sniffer dogs make use of the amazing biology behind their noses to protect people from bombs, catch criminals smuggling drugs, or help researchers locate a hard to find snail in a forest.

and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; A dog's nose is so sensitive that if a human could see as well as a dog could smell, we would be able to see the small letters on an eye chart from four (four!) miles away.and#160; Is it any wonder then that dogs can be trained to find missing people in piles of rubble or a certain flower blooming amongst hundreds or thousands of other smells?and#160;

Inand#160;Sniffer Dogsand#160;you will meet many dogs and their handlers and learn all about their jobs. Some of these dogs are raised from birth to detect blood sugar levels in their owners.and#160; Others are rescued from animal shelters and their boisterous personalities help make them excellent sniffer dogs. Featuring a balance between science and social science, Sniffer Dogs will appeal to dog lovers and science lovers alike.and#160;

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Readers will discover how detection dogs are able to use theirand#160;noses to find everything from people, both alive and dead, to explosives to . . . whale poop. These working dogs work to please, work to play, and work for love. Nonfiction for agesand#160;10 to 14.

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In the newest addition to the ever-popular and authoritative nonfiction Scientists in the Field series, the team behindThe Frog Scientist take you on a research trip toand#160;New Caledonia in the Pacific Ocean to follow crows in aviaries and in the wild while answering many thought-provoking questions like: andquot;Can a crow outsmart a scientist?andquot; Remarkably engaging narrative nonfiction coupled with beautiful photographs, this is a tripand#160;you wonand#39;t regret booking!

About the Author

Nancy Castaldo lives in New York state near the Adirondacks (Chatham, NY) and is the regional advisor for SCBWI-Eastern New York. She wanted to be a veterinarian while growing up and was a biology and chemistry major in college.andnbsp; But then she realized she could combine her love for reading and writing with her science background, which is why she often writes about animals and science. She is also a photographer. She has a husband, daughter, and a huge English Goldendoodle named Gatsby.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780544088931
Author:
Castaldo, Nancy F.
Publisher:
Harcourt Brace and Company
Author:
Comins, Andy
Author:
Turner, Pamela S.
Author:
Castaldo, Nancy
Subject:
Science & Technology - Zoology
Subject:
PETS / Dogs / General
Subject:
dogs;scent;science;detective;senses;sensory;nose;sniffing;biology;smell receptor
Subject:
Animals - Birds
Subject:
crows;animal intelligence;science;field;research;brain;scientists;logic;reasonin
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Scientists in the Field Series
Publication Date:
20140731
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 5 up to 8
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color photographs
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
8 x 7 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 10 up to 14

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Readers will discover how detection dogs are able to use theirand#160;noses to find everything from people, both alive and dead, to explosives to . . . whale poop. These working dogs work to please, work to play, and work for love. Nonfiction for agesand#160;10 to 14.

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In the newest addition to the ever-popular and authoritative nonfiction Scientists in the Field series, the team behindThe Frog Scientist take you on a research trip toand#160;New Caledonia in the Pacific Ocean to follow crows in aviaries and in the wild while answering many thought-provoking questions like: andquot;Can a crow outsmart a scientist?andquot; Remarkably engaging narrative nonfiction coupled with beautiful photographs, this is a tripand#160;you wonand#39;t regret booking!
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