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Tag: canine

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Dog fight: Court case questions PMPs’ working dog property rights

April 7, 2021 By
M&M Environmental Services in Queens, N.Y., sheds light on an employee's decision about a bed bug inspection canine that affected the company’s reputation greatly. Read more»

Use nonverbal cues to communicate with detector dogs

March 15, 2021 By
This segment continues the discussion about dog and nonverbal communications between dogs and handlers. This time we’ll discuss why it’s important to learn a little about how to speak dog if we want to have a top dog. Knowing how... Read more»
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Understand your detector dog’s nonverbal cues

March 8, 2021 By
Long before a dog uses sound to communicate, it sends clear signals with its physical movements. Learn to understand your detector dog's nonverbal cues. Read more»
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Why nonverbal cues matter to detector dogs

March 1, 2021 By
Research shows that dogs can learn some words. The question, is whether verbally is the best way for us to communicate with dogs. Read more»
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A PMP primer for dog ectoparasites

August 31, 2019 By
In the April 1967 issue of what was then known as Pest Control magazine, we published an article by Dr. Harold George Scott titled “Dog Ectoparasites.” Looking at it through the lens of today, the info still holds up. Dr.... Read more»
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The new strain of canine distemper virus was found in two gray foxes similar to these foxes. PHOTO: VERMONT FISH AND WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT

New canine distemper strain found in New Hampshire, Vermont

May 9, 2019 By
A distinct strain of canine distemper virus has been identified in wild animals in New Hampshire and Vermont, according to pathologists at UNH. Read more»
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Lindsay Allard of Wil-Kil Pest Control, handler of Jack, the canine pictured. PHOTO: WIL-KIL PEST CONTROL

Wil-Kil shares benefits of bed bug detection dogs

May 8, 2019 By
Wil-Kil Pest Control experts have been partnering with certified scent detection canines for over 10 years to detect countless bed bug infestations. Read more»
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How to evaluate a detector dog for food drive

April 26, 2019 By
This segment continues the process of evaluating detector dogs. This time we’ll focus on food-rewarded dogs. (Editor’s note: Read Part 1 – How to choose a dog for scent detection, Part 2 – Tips to evaluate a dog for scent detection and... Read more»
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How to evaluate a detector dog for toy drive

March 1, 2019 By
Latimer shares how to test a potential detector dog for toy drive in a few simple steps. Read more»
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Tips to evaluate a dog for scent detection

February 22, 2019 By
Here's how to evaluate potential detector dog candidates. Read more»