Bed bugs beware: NYC HPD acquires canine scent detection dogs

November 17, 2011

The Brooklyn Eagle reports that the New York City Housing and Preservation Department (the NYC agency that inspects private rental housing when bed bug complaints are filed with the city — for example, when tenants call 311 to report bed bugs) has acquired two bed bug sniffing beagles: The two male beagles, named Mickey and […]

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Seattle Housing Authority, you are smart about bed bugs

January 17, 2009

The Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) is buying a bed bug dog to sniff out public housing buildings for bed bugs.  NWCN reports: In Seattle Housing Authority low-income buildings over the past three months the problem has exploded. The critters are becoming resistant to insecticides. Now the SHA is spending $35,000 to take control. Smart thinking […]

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