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Simone
- 3438 days ago - news.com.au
A DOG has certainly become her owner's best friend by detecting cancer and saving her life. Paula Bockman-Chato had first believed that the constant sniffing and nuzzling under her arm by her beloved saluki Kaspar was just the dog being affectionate.



   

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gerlinde p (161)
Wednesday December 23, 2009, 11:37 am
yes i`ve read about this quite often now.maybe i should go and have a check up, my girl does this quite a lot.
 

beba h (89)
Wednesday December 23, 2009, 11:40 am
Dogs are so amazing !! I have heard about dogs being able to detect cancer in people--they are also used as therapy for traumatized and abused children that are non responsive to people-for people who have seizures, also for people who are deaf and of course seeing eye dogs. Why are so many euthenized in shelters if they have these wonderful gifts that could be harnessed for so many needy people? What a horrible waste !!
 

Alicia V (181)
Wednesday December 23, 2009, 11:41 am
Salukis are arabian galgos and are as sweet as they are. Beautiful animal. Thank you for the story is precious.
 

Margaret S (53)
Wednesday December 23, 2009, 11:52 am
I have heard of this,dogs are so clever,lucky woman!
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday December 23, 2009, 1:39 pm
Maybe their sixth sense. There are stories some dogs moan, bark, before owner accident.
 

Heather Andrews (340)
Wednesday December 23, 2009, 1:42 pm
These animals are pure inspiration and bring hope to just how important these pooches can be our lives. I still can not believe that they can actually detect cancer!! AMAZING!
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday December 23, 2009, 2:42 pm
I've been blessed to witness many amazing abilities these wonderful creatures have...I think they're our EarthAngels...Thanks Simone!
 

Monica D (580)
Wednesday December 23, 2009, 2:59 pm
Very interesting! Thank you Simone for posting this.
 

. (0)
Wednesday December 23, 2009, 3:20 pm
dogs are so smart, if taken care of well, they deserve to be your friend, part of the familly.
 

Timothy M (14)
Wednesday December 23, 2009, 3:24 pm
the question is, who do you train dogs o"professionally" sniff out cancer?
 

Maureen N (0)
Wednesday December 23, 2009, 3:49 pm
My dog saved my life. He was always a velcro dog - had to have some physical contact with me at all times - until one day he approached me and sniffed intently before settling onto my feet. Soon he would approach, sniff, curl his lip and then lie down but be restless and keep getting up. Eventually the sniff and lip curl ended in a growl and he would turn and walk away. Finally he would not even come to me but would stand and stare intently and pace up and down near me. I did not understand what was going on - thought he was going senile. Up until this point I had been very healthy - the best shape of my life - but then I started to experience flu like symptoms, back ache and diarrhea. Because my dog's avoidance behaviour was getting more extreme my husband said "perhaps he knows something we don't'. Well, he did. He smelled the blood cancer I had long before the symptoms started. Because he made me nervous I actually went to the doctor when I normally avoid going at all costs. Lucky me.
 

Mandi T (367)
Wednesday December 23, 2009, 6:47 pm
The dog, a person cannot do without. They can be trained to do this and much more.
TY dear Simone for a great post.
 

gail dair (0)
Thursday December 24, 2009, 5:13 am
thankyou
 
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