Did you know, dog’s incredible snouts can be used to save wildlife?
Talk on the uses of Conservation Detection Dogs
A dog’s powerful nose is capable of finding people during extreme search and rescue efforts, sniffing out drugs, tobacco, & even diseases like cancer. But did you know, their snouts can be used to save wildlife?
This talk is suitable for people 12+.
This unique talk will introduce you to the uses of detection dogs for monitoring wildlife and saving endangered species around the world. You will learn why dogs are so effective for conservation, how to choose the right dog for the job, how they are trained, what projects they are being used for, and what their limitations are.
Emily Sabin is the Water Vole Officer at the People’s Trust for Endangered Species and has a background in conservation research and communications. She is an experienced ecologist and detection dog trainer. For the last few years, she has been developing her skills as an accredited conservation detection dog handler and operates her two dogs, Monty and Pip, on water vole surveys.