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Rescue dog sniffs out clubroot in canola fields

A New Brunswick goldendoodle got a second chance and the smart sniffer is now nailing it in Alberta.


November 8, 2019
By CBC News

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Two dogs from New Brunswick are now trained to find clubroot in Alberta canola fields.

An Alberta Agriculture and Forestry scientist says recent clubroot detection training has shown impressive results with the two dogs involved excelling. “Dogs live in a world of scent. They detect things in levels like parts per trillion. Our most sensitive scientific instruments can’t do that,” Michael Harding said. | READ MORE