Winston prepares for the hunt. Sure, he's adorable. But can he learn to sniff out fancy truffles? Nick Parish for NPR hide caption toggle caption Nick Parish for NPR The Salt When Man's Best Friend Is The Worst At Truffle Hunting February 9, 2017 Truffles are a culinary delicacy that sell for big bucks — and some dogs have long been bred specifically to sniff them out. But could any old dog be trained to pick up this lucrative new trick?