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

We've teamed up with one of our favorite sites, PEOPLE Pets, to bring you and your four-legged friends even more cute photos, celeb pet news, funny videos and must-see stories. Check back every week for new furry fun! 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. [caption id="attachment_30832" align="aligncenter" width="620"]cancer3 Image via The Telegraph[/caption] 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. [caption id="attachment_30827" align="aligncenter" width="500"]cancer1 Image via People[/caption] 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. [caption id="attachment_30836" align="aligncenter" width="634"]cancer2 Image via DailyMail[/caption] Anxious to know more about your favorite pet celebs? View the hottest stories at PEOPLE Pets: Pets with Better Lives Than You, Pets All Dressed Up for the Holidays, and The World's Cutest Dogs & Babies. It's plain to see why they're one of our favorites!
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