Tag: canine scent detection

PHOTO: SANDY HONESS

5 questions with Sandy Honess

December 16, 2019 By
We catch up with Sandy Honess, who co-owns Ladybug Pest Management with her husband, Frank. In the past 10 years, the Delmar, Del.-based company’s bed bug services have increased to 70 percent of its yearly receivables, and its Canine Scent... Read more»
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PHOTO: David Latimer

Is your pest control business ready to go to the dogs?

March 16, 2018 By
David Latimer is founder of World Detector Dog Organization. Read more»
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Museum of Fine Arts hires puppy to detect pests

January 30, 2018 By
Riley, the new furry team member, will begin extensive scent training in the next few months. Read more»
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Going to the dogs

June 30, 2016 By
As promised in our June Photo Finish, we’ve rounded up a few more K-9s in the bed bug biz: • Among K-9 Kinsey’s co-workers at Gregory Pest Control (smarterpestcontrol.com) is T-Bone, a beagle mix. • K-9 Allie’s co-workers at JP... Read more»
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Throwing the Book at Bed Bugs: Legislatures Wage War

June 12, 2014 By
Recent U.S. state and local statutes are beginning to reflect how legislatures are waging war against the resurgence of bed bugs. So far, Hawaii (2006), Kansas (2007), Virginia (2009), Illinois (2010), Maine (2010, 2011), New York (2010, 2011), Arizona (2011),... Read more»
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ABC News Program ’20/20′ to Focus Spotlight on Pest Management Industry

May 9, 2014 By
NPMA News Alert—ABC’s newsmagazine show, 20/20, will air a segment tomorrow night at 10:00 p.m. ET that will offer insight into several industries including professional pest management. The piece, currently entitled “True Confessions” is also expected to feature valet parkers, lifeguards, and electronics... Read more»