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How to handle aggressive dogs

June 11, 2018 By
For pest management professionals, sometimes there’s no telling what you may encounter on a service call. When a customer has a dog that’s aggressive or unfamiliar to you, follow these tips to avoid being attacked or bitten.   How to... Read more»
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Canine bed bug detection: Get the facts

April 10, 2017 By
Trained bed bug scent detection dogs can search many rooms and large areas with surprising accuracy. Results for some areas may be ambiguous, but proper follow-up can ensure the integrity of the inspection. A trained canine scent detection team can... Read more»
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It’s National Dog Day!

August 26, 2016 By
Happy National Dog Day! In honor of National Dog Day, we wanted to share these photos that Black Diamond Pest Control sent of their working canines, Bugsy, Mia and Zachary. You can see more PMP pups here and here. Send your... 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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Respecting the HAB (human-animal bond)

February 21, 2014 By
There are an increasing amount of abbreviations used in pest management industry jargon, such as IGR (insect growth regulator) and IPM (integrated pest management). Another, not-so-obvious one is “HAB” — the “human-animal bond.” Whenever professional services are provided for bed... Read more»
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Control Solutions Inc.: FLEE

March 20, 2013 By
Offer a complete flea treatment with FLEE.  Maximize your flea treatment protocol’s value and revenue with FLEE spray, the first Fipronil aerosol spray for dogs and cats. One can will treat an entire household of dogs and cats for both... Read more»
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Control Solutions, Inc.: Prefurred Plus

February 10, 2013 By
Prefurred Plus is designed to be the ideal add-on to your flea treatment program. It contains fipronil (the same active ingredient found in Frontline), plus a fast-acting ingredient (cyphenothrin for dogs and etofenprox for cats) for rapid treatment and control... Read more»
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