Dead milk snake

At first glance, I fearfully began to yank Amos away from the snake that he found and sniffed curiously.  Upon further inspection, I discovered that (1) it was dead, and (2) it was a harmless juvenile milk snake.  I wonder if anyone has trained dogs to track herps for fieldwork…

Dead milk snake - Lampropeltis triangulum - 06.02.2012 - 18.44.06