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Tag: K9

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WDDO announces ‘hybrid’ conference April 8-9

March 19, 2021 By
The World Detector Dog Organization has finalized its speakers for its 15th annual conference taking place April 8-9, 2021. Read more»
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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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Deanna Kjorlien, President, Green Dog Pest Service, Gig Harbor, Wash., and one of her four-legged employees. PHOTO: DEANNA KJORLIEN

Adding a K9 budget line

January 26, 2021 By
Deanna Kjorlien, ACE, notes that pest management firms can benefit by adding K9 bed bug inspection to their service offerings. Read more»
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Teaching working K9s a new trick

June 27, 2020 By
The British government provided funding to research working to determine whether dogs could be trained to sniff out coronavirus on humans. Read more»
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Flea Flicker Pest Control’s bed bug K9, Luke. PHOTO: RYAN LEES

K9 Luke joins Flea Flicker Pest Control

April 17, 2020 By
Luke is a mixed breed of blue heeler (Australian cattle dog) and rat terrier. He is the first bed bug K9 for Flea Flicker Pest Control, Mount Holly, N.J. Read more»
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Paula Lomax and one of the pups in training just months after birth. PHOTO: BLACK DIAMOND PEST CONTROL

Black Diamond pups earn bed bug inspector certification

November 15, 2019 By
Five puppies in Black Diamond Pest Control's K9 Academy earned their inspector certification and will join the bed bug detection team in southern Indiana. 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»