Husband: Without the dog my wife might not have found her cancer

The husband of a cancer patient from Newark says if it wasn't for the dog he bought for his wife as a Christmas surprise, she may never have got her cancer checked out. Brian Rawlinson encouraged Sharon to visit her GP when Cavalier King Charles spaniel Penny repeatedly sniffed her breast.

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Dog Detects Owner's Cancer

A woman has described her dog as a guardian angel after it sniffed out a cancerous lump. Sharon Rawlinson from Newark only went to the doctor because her King Charles spaniel had been nuzzling the area where the tumour was growing.