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Sniffing out a killer: How dogs could help to detect early signs of cancer

Stuff article by Aaron Leaman
It may be an overstatement to describe him as a prodigy, but young Onyx’s nose for academic research is undeniable.At the age of 3, he already shares company with university lecturers and graduate students.

But at the heart of Onyx’s success is less a hunger for knowledge than a hankering for doggy snacks.

Inside a quiet, nondescript room at Waikato University, the burly black labrador is being presented with a series of choices.

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