10 breeds of adorable dog with the best sense of smell 

Bloodhound The Bloodhound has a record-breaking 300,000,000 scent receptors and is the gold medal-winner in sniffing out any object you might be looking for. The Bloodhound has been used for many purposes over the years, including escaping criminals and following scent trails on the ground.

Bassett Hound Basset Hound is originally from France. It uses its long ears and super sensitive nose to pick up scents from the ground. The Basset Hound also cleverly uses the skin on its chin as a reference point to capture a specific scent.

Beagle Hunters used the Beagle's incredible sense of smell to find foxes miles away. Customs officers at airports often use them to locate concealed contraband.

German Shepherd The German Shepherd was originally used for herding. However, the army, police, and search and rescue teams all make use of its 225 million scent receptors. They track scent in the air more than other dogs, unlike some of the others on the list.

Labrador Retriever The Labrador Retriever's olfactory skills are used to locate bombs and drugs. Doctors also use the Labrador Retriever to detect patients with low blood sugar .

Springer Spaniel The Springer Spaniel was bred to hunt dogs. Over the years, his keen nose has been used for snagging a wide range of scents including bombs, fake banknotes, and dead bodies.

Golden Retriever Anyone who has owned a Golden Retriever knows how great this breed is at finding food, sometimes even in sealed containers. This ability has an important purpose: if your child is allergic peanuts, a Golden Retriever will alert you when one is near.

Pointer The pointer is a favorite among hunters. It can not only smell prey with pinpoint accuracy but it can also "point" the location using its distinctive stance.

Belgian Malinois A Belgian Malinois trained well can spot all kinds of danger, from drugs to bombs. These intelligent dogs will alert their handler immediately if they smell something that is not right.

Black and Tan Coonhound The UK Kennel Club officially recognized the Black and Tan Coonhound as a distinct breed in 2018. It was originally bred in the United States to track raccoons long distances using their incredible sense of smell. As they are closer to their prey, their bark will become more regular.