Are dogs trained to detect bed bugs? Specially trained dogs are able to quickly and accurately detect bed bugs through all life cycle phases, from eggs to adults, meaning they can find these elusive pests in out-of-reach locations such as inside walls and behind baseboards.
How much does it cost to train a dog to detect bed bugs? The recent nationwide resurgence in bedbugs has led an increasing number of pest control companies to use specially trained dogs to help locate the bugs and their eggs, she said. Trained dogs cost between $10,000 and $12,000, she said, and some companies have used dogs that were not sufficiently trained.
Do dogs keep bed bugs away? photo 2009 Matt McGee | more info (via: Wylio)As far as blood sucking human parasites go, bedbugs aren’t terribly dangerous.
Where do bed bugs hide on your body? They can be anywhere on the body, but bites on feet and ankles are most common. Bed bug bites tend to appear in a straight pattern. Although they can also appear anywhere, they are most likely on the face, neck, and arms.