Bed bugs found in books in New Westminster, BC public library

October 26, 2011

I know, I know: yet another bed-bugs-in-the-library story. But libraries are the new theaters, as far as bed bugs are concerned. This latest bed-bugs-in-the-library story is interesting: the bed bugs found in New Westminster’s public library were hanging out in multiple shelved books in two adjacent areas of the library. The Royal City Record reports, […]

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New bed bug dog in Vancouver; free bed bug k9 inspections!

February 5, 2009

Orkin in Vancouver has just acquired a bed bug sniffing dog. Vancouver, meet Frankie! Frankie was rescued from a shelter and trained for 600 hours at Florida Canine Academy (run by Bill Whitstine). An Orkin employee wrote to Bedbugger, For a VERY limited time our company will be offering free inspections to those in the […]

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Bed bug aggregate pheromone traps “within two years” says Dr. Gerhard Gries

June 17, 2008

This Globe and Mail article is about Vegas, Care Pest and Wildlife Control’s bed bug dog, based in Burnaby, British Columbia. But it includes a section on the status of bed bug aggregate pheromone research being undertaken by Dr. Gerhard Gries of Simon Fraser University: Understanding how insects communicate with each other is the key […]

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