A dog’s nose is thousands of times more sensitive than a human’s, and new research shows they can smell stress in our breath and sweat. Photo: Shutterstock
A dog’s nose is thousands of times more sensitive than a human’s, and new research shows they can smell stress in our breath and sweat. Photo: Shutterstock
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Dogs can smell stress in our breath and sweat, enabling them to calm PTSD and anxiety sufferers before debilitating attacks happen, researchers say

  • The canine nose has long been known for detecting physical ailments like cancer, but animal specialists have now found dogs can smell stress in breath and sweat
  • This means they can be trained to preemptively offer comfort to sufferers of psychological illnesses like PTSD, to prevent attacks and improve quality of life

A dog’s nose is thousands of times more sensitive than a human’s, and new research shows they can smell stress in our breath and sweat. Photo: Shutterstock
A dog’s nose is thousands of times more sensitive than a human’s, and new research shows they can smell stress in our breath and sweat. Photo: Shutterstock
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