A team of doctors at UC Davis, veterinarians and animal behaviorists are training Charlie, a four-month-old German shepherd, and Alfie, a four-month-old Labradoodle, to screen samples of saliva, breath, and urine to detect cancer. The puppies got in a little play during a news conference at the UC Davis Cancer Center, Monday, August 17, 2015.
A team of doctors at UC Davis, veterinarians and animal behaviorists are training Charlie, a four-month-old German shepherd, and Alfie, a four-month-old Labradoodle, to screen samples of saliva, breath, and urine to detect cancer. The puppies got in a little play during a news conference at the UC Davis Cancer Center, Monday, August 17, 2015. Lezlie Sterling lsterling@sacbee.com
A team of doctors at UC Davis, veterinarians and animal behaviorists are training Charlie, a four-month-old German shepherd, and Alfie, a four-month-old Labradoodle, to screen samples of saliva, breath, and urine to detect cancer. The puppies got in a little play during a news conference at the UC Davis Cancer Center, Monday, August 17, 2015. Lezlie Sterling lsterling@sacbee.com

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August 17, 2015 10:54 AM

Dogs to join medical staff at UC Davis to sniff out cancer

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