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We recently updated and republished here on PuppyInTraining.com.It’s been estimated that dogs can identify smells somewhere between 1,000 to 10,000 times better than humans can.Inside a Dog’s NoseThere are up to 300 million olfactory receptors in a dog’s nose, allowing them to detect odors in parts per trillion.Compare that to a mere 5 million receptors in the human nose, with the ability to detect orders in parts per billion.The dog’s sense of smell is thought to be 10,000 to 100,000 times more acute than ours.Table: Scent-Detecting Cells in People and Dog BreedsSpeciesNumber of Scent ReceptorsHumans5 millionDachshund125 millionFox Terrier147 millionBeagle225 millionGerman Shepherd225 millionBloodhound300 millionSource: Understanding a Dog’s Sense of SmellWhat Can Dogs Smell That Humans Can’t?Here’s our list of 8 unbelievable things dogs can smell that humans cannot. Check out the list and tell us what you think.Do you think you could smell any of these things?1. CancerDogs trained to detect cancer have an accuracy rate between 88 and 97% versus machines, which is between 85 and 90%., by simply sniffing the a breath, urine, or blood sample.That’s amazing that dogs are more accurate then machines! Plus I bet the results come back quicker via doggy 🙂2. EpilepsySeizure Alert Service Dogs can warn a person of an oncoming epilepsy attack anywhere from 15 minutes to 12 hours before.Some are trained to guard the owner, keeping them away from stairs, while others are trained to press a button on a phone to dial emergency services.3. Computer GearYes, computer gear, such as hard drives and other digital devices.These specially trained dogs are being used to find evidence child pornographers and other cyber criminals may have hidden away (You can run, but you can’t hide).4. OvulationSome dogs are trained to smell cow urine to detect when a cow is in heat to help farmers know when to use artificial insemination.5. Bed bugsDogs can detect bed bug infestations with a reported 96 percent accuracy.6. EmotionsDogs can smell changes in your hormones and body chemicals, thereby detecting your emotions, which explains how they know when you’re feeling sad, fearful, or ill.7. DrugsDrug smelling dogs are specially trained to detect the presence of illegal drugs.They are often used in law enforcement settings, such as airports and school campuses, to help find hidden contraband.Drug smelling dogs have an incredible sense of smell and can be trained to recognize the scent of a wide variety of drugs, including marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamine.8. COVID-19Yep, the pandemic was a disaster! The after effects are still lingering as our society slowly gets back to “normal”.However, is there an easier, quicker way to identify people with COVID-19?YEP! Dogs are already being used to sniff out COVID-19.Check out this article on dogs sniffing out COVID-19.Another Fun Fact – Your Dog’s NoseprintYour dog’s nose has a pattern of ridges and dimples that, in combination with the outline of its nostril openings, make up a nose print believed to be as individual and unique as a human being’s fingerprints.Companies even register nose prints as a way of identifying and helping to locate lost or stolen dogs, a system that is now being used by kennel clubs around the world.Incidentally, it’s the same with cats, as you can read in my article, “Cat Nose Prints as Unique as Human Fingerprints.Cats also have a great sense of smell, but not as crazy as a dog’s.Final ThoughtsI bet you never thought your dog had such a talented nose!While you might never have a cancer sniffing dog there are other things you can teach your dog to do with his nose.K9 Nosework is a newish popular sport in the doggy world. We took both Stetson and Elsa through K9 Nosework. We never competed but our dogs had a ton of fun.One of Stetson’s favorite games was searching for odor on Easter. We had over 100 plastic eggs and put a small piece of paper with the odor Birch on it. We hid it in an egg and told Stetson to “Find it” It didn’t take him long to find the exact egg!How about you?Do you do anything fun to exercise your dog’s nose?Tell us about your experiences in the comment section below.Save To PinterestTop Picks For Our PuppiesBEST PUPPY TOYWe Like: Calmeroos Puppy Toy w/ Heartbeat and Heat Packs – Perfect for new puppies. Helps ease anxiety in their new home.BEST DOG CHEWWe Like: Mighty Paw Naturals Bully Sticks – All of our puppies love to bite, nip, and chew. 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