As early as 1888, bloodhounds were employed by Scotland Yard for scent detection work in the “Jack the Ripper” case.
What is a Bed Bug?
Bed bugs have small, flat, oval-shaped bodies, about the size of an apple seed. They are wingless, and are brown in color, although their bodies turn reddish after feeding.
When are Bed Bugs a Problem?
If you miss just one pregnant female bed bug you can become infested with over 300 adults and 1000 new eggs in three months.
How Far Can They Smell?
Dogs can detect tiny amounts of smelldiluted in air, water or far beneath the ground. According to the Marbach Road Animal Hospital, This allows them to smell things buried as far as 40 feet underground in over 80 feet of water!