bed bug sniffing dogs

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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Bergdorf Goodman hires canine scent detection team to sniff out bed bugs

August 12, 2010

Shopping blog Refinery29 reports that New York City luxury department store Bergdorf Goodman has signed up for routine bed bug inspections by a canine scent detection unit: Hollister, Abercrombie & Fitch, and Victoria’s Secret have all had a bad case of the bed bugs here in NYC, but Bergdorf Goodman refuses to let their store […]

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Bed bugs close second Abercrombie & Fitch store in New York

July 2, 2010

The Wall Street Journal’s Metropolis blog reports that the Abercrombie and Fitch store at South Street Seaport has now been closed due to bed bugs detected there. It appears the firm had its other locations searched after their Hollister Epic store was discovered to have bed bugs earlier this week. (The Hollister store is still […]

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Offer of free bed bug k9 inspections in Hudson Valley, NY

February 8, 2009

Last week we shared a generous offer from Orkin in Vancouver. That offer of a bed bug dog inspection was made to people who had had a PCO inspect and find no evidence of bed bugs. (Read more about it here if you missed it.) This week, Pestmaster Services of Kingston, NY makes a different, […]

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