• The Development and Understanding of Efficient Mimic Devices for Calibrating and Training Detection Canines for Forensic, Environmental, and Medical Use

    The superiority of canines’ olfaction capabilities makes them ideal as a substance detection tool and has led to their application in various forensic, environmental, and medical disciplines.

    11/10/2018 - 04:30

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  • Evidence-based methods to optimise medical detection potential

    Medical Detection Dogs is the UK’s pioneer charity training and researching medical detection and alert dogs. As the usage of dogs in medical roles increases, it is vital that we use robust evidence-based methods to monitor and optimise performance.

    11/10/2018 - 04:27

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  • What do detection dogs know and how do we know they know it?

    Detection dogs do their jobs in a double-blind world, where neither the evaluator (the dog) nor the handler knows whether the substance of interest is present or its identity.  For dogs to be considered reliable, double-blind testing must occur as part of the end-stage and ongoing evaluation proc

    11/10/2018 - 04:26

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  • Canine Standards and Guidelines - What does it mean for you?

    This presentation will provide an update on the process of standard development and the role that NIST has taken in moving the SWGDOG guidelines to the next level.

    Otto, Cynthia - Executive Director Penn Vet Working Dog Center University of Pennsylvania

    11/10/2018 - 04:24

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