Re: [Fwd: Using Hope to motivate dogs]

From: Robert J. Bradbury (
Date: Wed Oct 17 2001 - 16:54:38 MDT

>From Lynn Johnson from Jack Brittain, from the Chronical
of Higher Education:

> There is a funny story about a dog trained for drug detection whose
> lessons were not well structured and ended up being the world's best
> nose for finding plastic bags.


> His solution was to enlist some of the volunteers to hide in the
> wreckage so the dogs could find some people alive. After going through
> this exercise, the multiple dogs involved all went back to work and were
> able to persist in the body search, although with more frequent breaks
> and some sporadic opportunities to experience success.

It warmed my heart.


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