Buster, a springer spaniel, “sniffed” out the cancer in McGartland.
Dogs do have a very sensitive sense of smell, and this spaniel proves it. Read the brief excerpt below at how this dog diagnosed his owner of cancer before the doctors even detected it.
Although three-year-old pooch Buster hasn’t been trained in detecting cancer, James believes he has a sixth sense that knew something wasn’t right.
He said: “Buster usually does not leave my side. He follows me to the bathroom and sleeps in my bed at night.
“But suddenly he wouldn’t come near me. He would sit in the corner of the room and stare at me,
making growling noises, and stopped coming into the bedroom at night.
“I’d read that dogs could detect cancer so I had an idea that’s what it was.
“My wife said to me, ‘There’s something wrong with him.’ But I knew it must have been because there was something wrong with me.
“I don’t know how he knew but he has a talent.”
Weeks later James, from Greenock, had lost two stone and felt so lethargic he couldn’t leave his bed.
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