Licking your face when you wake up or frantically wagging their tails in recognition when you return home from work is not all dogs do. Aside from the loyalty, companionship, and dedication that have long positioned them as man’s best friend, having a furry friend inside the house is like having your personal pest control professional, fully equipped to detect and even decrease the damage of three of the most destructive house pests: bed bugs, termites, and cockroaches.
The Bedbug-Sniffing Machine
Cute, disciplined, and armed with an incredibly accurate scent detection equipment – their nose – dogs are increasingly being considered one of the most effective detection tools for identifying existing bed bug infestations. Although there is not one specific breed that fits the ticket, active dogs who never really get tired of playing and hunting have obtained the best results in detecting bugs inside homes, hotel rooms, restaurants, hospitals, and school facilities.