canine scent detection

Madison Avenue Appellate Division courthouse infested with bed bugs

August 10, 2009

The New York Post reports that the Appellate Division courthouse on Madison and 25th Street in New York City has recently been infested with bed bugs. The infestation was believed to be confined to the second-floor clerks office, where, every summer Monday, lawyers come and go en masse to file appellate motions. It got so […]

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Co-op pays $250K after bed bugs found in several units, storage area, stairwells

July 29, 2009

BrickUnderground reports that the July/August 2009 issue of Habitat magazine (not yet available on their website) reports that a three-tower, 217-unit Theater District co-op building paid $250,000 to get rid of its bed bug problem. BrickUnderground writes, The co-op in the Habitat article found bed bugs in several neighboring apartments, two stairwells and some of […]

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Milwaukee Housing Authority purchases bed bug sniffing dog

July 9, 2009

Milwaukee is probably the first city the second city we know of in the US (if not everywhere) to have its own bed bug sniffing dog. Gracie the terrier was acquired from Pepe Peruyero’s canine scent detection training program and will be used to detect live bed bugs or eggs in Milwaukee Housing Authority (public […]

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Middle school class trip encounters bed bugs at YMCA of the Rockies

May 3, 2009

Bed bugs can infest any location.  Recently, Centennial, Colorado middle school students and adult chaperones encountered bed bugs in a YMCA. YMCA spokesperson Laurie Van Horn says the 150 students and 23 adults stayed at the Silver Stage Lodge at the Snow Mountain Ranch. This was the first of three trips scheduled by Thunder Ridge. […]

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