A dog owner who thinks her dog will be sniffing at their home may be disappointed.
In fact, they are likely to be doing it in their own home.
But if you want to train them for a good sniff, there are steps you can take.
Get a dog trainer, as many dog owners find that their dogs are not trained properly.2.
Start by getting the dog to sniff at a target object before you bring the dog inside.3.
Try out different positions, like leaning back and facing the front door, to see what works best.4.
Start with one sniff per day and gradually increase the amount of time sniffing.5.
Use your dog’s scent, which will tell you what the dog is smelling and where it is smelling.
This article first appeared on BBC News.