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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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New ACEs, from left, are Vern Davis, Justin Kendall, John Furdek and Shannon Harlow-Ellis, with instructor David Moore, BCE. IMAGE: VPMA

4 earn ACE at VPMA event

July 17, 2020 By
In June, the Virginia Pest Management Association (VPMA) hosted its Jeffrey M. Johnson Memorial ACE Prep Course and Exam in Lynchburg, Va. Read more»
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USFS Termiticide Report: Hurricane Michael ravages Florida test site

The U.S. Forest Service provides its termiticide testing report for 2018, despite the damage caused by the October 2018 hurricane. Read more»
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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Test your termite knowledge

May 6, 2019 By
Use these questions to see how much you really know about termites and termite control. Read more»
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Test your ant knowledge

April 29, 2019 By
Use these questions to see how much you really know about ant and ant management. Editor’s Note: Questions for this ant test were contributed by Frank Meek, BCE. Read more»
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Latimer dogs, PHOTO: David Latimer

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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Test your bird knowledge

April 18, 2019 By
Use these questions to see how much you really know about birds and bird control. Editor’s Note: Questions for this bird test were contributed by: Stuart Aust; Dr. Gary Bennett, BCE; Judy Black, BCE; Doug Foster; Dr. Faith Oi; Mark... Read more»