Sunday, 29 June 2014

clever dogs

On The Pet Museum I came across a link to a list of VID (Very Important Dogs). A couple of connections to Australia drew my attention. Firstly, the game little Yorkshire Terrier, Smoky, who assisted his soldier friends in The Philippines and New Guinea in World War Two

and

the talented black labrador who can sniff out American foulbrood, a deadly disease of honey bee hives. He doesn't look too comfortable in his protective suit, I must say, but he'd be in too much danger of being stung if he didn't wear it.



Thanks, Curator, I always find something of interest when I visit The Pet Museum.


2 comments:

Mitch and Molly said...

It must be hot for him in that special suit!

Love ya lots♥
Mitch and Molly

parlance said...

Mitch and Molly, I guess he would only be able to stay in the suit for a few minutes.