The end of the drug-sniffing dog?

Despite being right less than half the time, drug-sniffing dogs provide a great excuse for cops to search your car.  The courts, formerly very accommodating to the “evidence” these dogs provide, are slowly beginning to turn on these intrusive tools.  Alternet

Of course, when lives are actually on the line, like when an animal is depended on to sniff out a landmine, people use rats.