Daisy the Cancer Detection Dog Awarded for Sniffing Out 550 Cases, Saving Owner’s Life

Written by: People Pets

December 16, 2014

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Daisy’s nose knows how to save lives.

Since the Labrador was a puppy, she has been trained at the England-based charity Medical Detection Dogs to sniff out cancer and other fatal diseases in samples of breath, skin and urine, reports Advertiser and Review.

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Now 10 years old, Daisy has successfully detected over 550 cases of cancer and is being awarded for her priceless contributions to the lives of others. The keen-nosed pup was recently given the Blue Cross Medal for her work in the field of cancer prevention and detection.

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Along with the 550 cases, Daisy was also the first to sniff out owner Dr. Claire Guest’s breast cancer. The chief executive of Medical Detection Dogs, Guest, who also helped trained Daisy, is forever grateful for what her pet has done for her and hundreds of others.

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Written by: People Pets

December 16, 2014