Smelling Power of The German Shepherd

A lot of people are surprised to learn that German Shepherds have an incredible sense of smell. In fact, they can be trained to detect substances such as drugs, explosives, and even human remains with their sense of smell.
The German Shepherd has approximately 220 million scent receptors (compared to the human average of 5 million), enabling it to recognize smells in greater detail and nuance than we do. Using their keen sense of smell, these talented dogs can locate missing people, apprehend criminals, and even find land mines when properly trained.