Celiac.com posted a story over the weekend about Elias, a service dog that can sniff out the tiniest amount of gluten.
If Elias, who “spent weeks in Slovenia undergoing intense gluten-detection training,” catches a whiff of the stuff he tries to grab it away from his owner, a first-year Vet Med student at the University of Missouri.
Adorable! I wish I could teach my cats to do this. Daisy, I think, could figure it out. This one, on the other hand:
You get the idea.
Still, gluten-sniffing dogs can cost up to $10,000 so I think I’m better off trying to train the cats than holding out for one. My birthday is coming up though. Ha!