Author Archives: Jennifer

Ohio’s first bed bug dog retires…lucky dog!!

This is a landmark year for us. After seven plus years of searching for bed bugs, Ollie is finally retiring. He has worked hard. He has trained repeatedly. He has been in hundreds of different environments and helped thousands of … Continue reading

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Epidemic in our schools

In the last week, I have had two close friends approach me for help detecting bed bugs in their homes. A bed bug was spotted crawling out of a child’s backpack in their home. The sibling also had been experiencing … Continue reading

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Bed Bugs ongoing in Chicago Police station

I am certain that some people would find it shocking that there are bed bugs in public buildings such as this, especially since there is an obvious lack of beds (they are called “bed bugs”, right??) What bed bug prefer … Continue reading

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bed bugs finally died (this time)

Sometimes this type of work is super rewarding; other times it seems to just tug on those heart strings and make me wish I could do more. Without elaborating too much, I had the pleasure of meeting this amazing older … Continue reading

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Bed bugs in our hometown

We made it through most of January without taking many breaks and/or days off. We are spending much of our time in our hometown, Lancaster, Ohio chasing bed bugs in a variety of venues. It seems that so many people … Continue reading

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New Lexington bed bugs taxing families

We were in New Lexington today hunting bed bugs. We only found one small area with bed bugs out of the five structures we inspected. As we drove through the streets of Perry County Ohio, I was struck by the … Continue reading

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bed bugs in fitting rooms?

This is a reality that is not so great for retailers… https://www.westernpest.com/commercial-pest-control/bed-bugs/retail-stores/

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Building a bridge to nowhere…trying to escape bed bugs!

I recently witnessed a sad and unusual situation. We visited a fraternity house that was having a few bed bug sightings. We had already been there and were checking the improvement of the outbreak. In one room, the resident had … Continue reading

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have dog, will travel…no bugs this time!

This week we drove two hours each way to inspect a home for an individual. This person once lived in an apartment and had a bad experience with bed bugs. A neighbor in an adjacent unit had a heavy infestation … Continue reading

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Hairy little ballerinas training to find bed bugs

This week we are doing some unique training with the dogs. Today, we are working on “high” hides so we can be better at identifying these types of situations while in the field. It is awesome to walk into a … Continue reading

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