Read about the use of sniffer dogs at the fire scene in the articles:

Aids used for Detecting Accelerants at Fire Scenes by Tony Cafe
The Use of Canines in Accelerant DetectionPDF (723k) - UTS student essay


T.C. Forensic employed canine technology when they put Tex on the Pal payroll in 1991. After 5 years of distinguished service, T.C. Forensic's Canine Accelerant Detector moved into semi-retirement, working part time controlling feral wildlife population in Sydney. Sadly, in 2004 Tex passed away and is now redressing pH levels beneath the passionfruit vine in the back garden.

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