Fido Finds Bed BugsJanay Rickwalder
Monday, August 12, 2013
Dogs have been used by many organizations to detect chemicals,
find people, and smell out what humans can’t. Now, canines are
keeping us safe from our own furniture – at least the furniture
that is infested with bed bugs.
Non-profits such as the
Furniture Bank of Central Ohio are bringing in dogs that are
specially trained to detect bed bugs and their eggs. The dogs paw
at any piece of furniture where they find the scent of bed bugs.
This system hopefully helps to keep infestations at a minimum,
allowing charity organizations like the Furniture Bank to continue