Dogs to help keep invasive species out of Minn. waterways

05/8/2013 | Minnesota Public Radio

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has trained three dogs to find invasive zebra mussels that have hitched a ride on boats. The program is modeled after one in California that found dogs can detect zebra and quagga mussels at five to 15 times the speed of human inspectors. "The dogs are going to be able to inspect watercraft and vessels a lot faster than humans, and a lot of times more successfully because they're using their nose instead of their eyes," said DNR conservation officer Travis Muyres.

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