Bed Bug Dogs
Bed bugs are parasitic insects that feed on the blood of warm-blooded mammals, notably humans. Adult bed bugs are about 1/4 inch long and are reddish brown in color, with oval and flat bodies. Bed bugs are mainly active in the night, however don't seem to be completely nocturnal and are capable of feeding on their host while not being noticed.
Bed Bugs are increasingly becoming a problem within homes, apartments, residences of all kinds and in multi-unit facility like hotels, condo buildings, nursing homes and school dorms. It is very difficult for human beings to see and detect the bed bugs. They can hide themselves in mattresses and carpets, in bedding, box springs, pillows, walls and other bed bug hiding places. Traditional bedbug detection methods are very time consuming and labor intensive.
Bed bug detection dogs are an effective and scientifically-proven alternative to traditional methods of bed bug detection. Bed bug dogs can save you hours of searching for bed bugs that you may not ever find. Our NESDCA certified bed bug dogs generate quicker and more accurate results. NESDCA-certified bed bug dogs are trained through a rigorous program where they learn to hunt bed bugs and viable eggs based on scent. Our bed bug inspection dog, Lacey was specially trained to recognize the scent of live bed bugs and viable eggs, and to alert her handlers when she has located them. With our dogís keen sense of smell, even the best-hidden bug will not get past her.
Beagles are known for their very keen sense of smell. Specialists claim that beagles sense of smell is around 10 thousand times more developed than humans. Within the canine world, the beagle's sense of smell is superior to nearly every other breed of dog. Our beagle, Lacey, is specially trained to seek out the scent of live bed bugs and viable eggs, and to alert her handlers when she has located them.