Lluís Pons Anglada, instructor of canine units and president of Dogs and Jobs for Conservation, and Jorge Fernández Castro, head of the Unit of Dog Handlers of the Spanish Policía Nacional, have exposed this afternoon at the Royal European Academy of Doctors-Barcelona 1914 (RAED) the latest developments in police and judicial investigation by the support of trained dogs.

In a session organized by the Section of Health Sciences under the title “Dog in Detection Units. Current applications and new perspectives”, Pons and Fernandez explained how by smell dogs are an efficient tool in the detection of explosives, narcotics, flammable materials and fire accelerants, human fluids, different types of animals and insects, fungi, bacteria and even tickets noninvasively.

The event was presented by Maria Àngels Calvo, president of the Section. After the talk has been made a demonstration with a trained dog and has opened a debate.