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Bed bugs in the Washington, DC area have become a growing problem over the last few years. Now, the situation is completely out of control and residents are reporting more infestations than ever. This is a real problem, as these critters can have major negative effects on your life. Bed bugs are known for many things, but they are probably most well known for their nocturnal sleeping patterns and elusiveness. If you can’t spot the critters or find its hiding place, you simply aren’t going to be able to remove them effectively. In fact, by now the infestation could have gone from being localized to being spread throughout the whole home or office. This is exactly where bed bug sniffing dogs can come in handy.
What Are Bed Bug Dogs?
When you think about it, dogs have been utilized for a number of sniffing activities over the years. They sniff out bombs, drugs, fugitives, cadavers, mold, and even termites, so why couldn’t they be trained to detect bed bugs? Dogs have over a hundred different receptors in their noses, which gives them the ability to smell more accurately than the human or most other animals. This is why they have been utilized for their powerful noses over the years. A bed bug dog is just that, a dog that has undergone special training and now possesses the ability to detect bed bugs.
Why Should Washington Residents Use Bed Bug Detection Dogs?
When it comes right down to it, there are a number of benefits that bed bug sniffing dogs can provide. The first thing that you need to know is that they have the ability to detect all live forms of bed bugs. They will not only sniff out life bed bugs, but they can sniff out live eggs as well. This is crucial for complete eradication. Another huge advantage is that they are extremely accurate. You have probably heard about dogs getting false reports of bugs, and we cannot say that this never happens, but most of our dogs are just as effective and accurate as a bomb-sniffing dog.
Another huge advantage of Bed Bug sniffing dogs is that is makes the inspection process extremely quick. A visual inspection can take hours, but a dog can locate an infestation within just a matter of minutes. The faster that we can find the problem, the faster that we can rectify it for you. At the end of the day, the biggest advantage of bed bug sniffing dogs is that they can reduce the cost of treatment. This is extremely good for the customer. Instead of treating the entire home or treating unneeded areas, our dogs can centralize the infestation. Only the areas of the home that need to be treated will get treated.
Contact Us Anytime
Our well-equipped and highly trained team of inspectors have trained and certified bed bug-sniffing dogs standing by right now ready to assist you. All you have to do is pick up the phone and give us a call and we will in fact show you what our dogs can do.