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Gluten detection service dogs for those with Celiac or Anaphylaxis to gluten
  • The olfactory bulb is a bulb of neural tissue within the dogs brain. It is located in the fore-brain and is responsible for processing scents detected by cells in the nasal cavity. It is 40 times larger in dogs than in humans.
  • Detection dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses to detect substances such as explosives, drugs, humans and more. The sense most used by detection dogs is smell.
  • Celiac Disease is really a disorder in which the small intestine is hypersensitive to gluten, leading to difficulty in digesting food.
  • Cross contamination is the process by which bacteria or other microorganisms are unintentionally transferred from one substance or object to another, with harmful effects.
  • A service dog is any dog that is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability including a physical, sensory, psychiatric, intellectual, or other mental disability. (Defined by Title II and Title III of the ADA.)

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Gluten Free Food Testing for Consumers  www.glutenfreewatchdog.org

A dog possess up to 300 million olfactory receptors in the nose, compared to about 6 million in humans. And the part of the dog's brain that is devoted to analyzing smells is, proportionally speaking, 40 time greater than ours. READ MORE ->  www.pbs.org

The Giant List of Service Dog Tasks   www.servicedogsociety.com

Certification and Registration of Service Dogs    www.ada.gov

What Is Celiac Disease?   www.celiac.org