The Conservation K9 Podcast

Season 1 Episode 11: Roberta Bottaro

July 01, 2021 James Davis Season 1 Episode 11
The Conservation K9 Podcast
Season 1 Episode 11: Roberta Bottaro
Show Notes

In this episode, host James Davis is joined by Dr Roberta Bottaro. Roberta is a psychologist, animal behaviourist and conservation dog trainer based in Italy. They talk about training dogs to detect signs of African Swine Fever (ASF) in wild boars and detecting poison for wolf conservation in the Alps.

For more information on Roberta and her work please visit:

A Nose For Conservation
Azienda Agricola Saint Hubert

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