Merlin Environmental’s two very well trained bed bug trained dogs – Basil Brush and Charlie Brown are two of a few dogs trained in sniffing out any pests in a matter of minutes in a room. Taking into account that it would take on average thirty minutes for a pest controller to thoroughly search through a room, being allowed to use bed bug trained dogs allow us to be much more work effective and giving you much cheaper costs.
Bed bugs are difficult to detect as they are nocturnal and are usually found lodged away in a small, tight, dark crevices. Aside from bites, other symptoms are blood smears on bed sheets, fecal spots and molts. Dogs have a 97.5% accuracy rate of finding pests according to studies.
This is why we use dogs
If operators can find out exactly where bed bugs are located, they can minimize the area that needs to be treated. Dogs smell in parts per trillion, something a human cannot do, and detect bed bugs through all life cycle phases from eggs to nymphs to adults.
Our bed bug dogs Charlie and Basil very well trained to ensure they are fully focused when it comes to finding pests. We train our dogs regularly to keep them as efficient and effective as possible.
To find out more about the ability of Meet Basil Brush and Charlie Brown to sniff out bed bugs in hotels rooms, aircraft and many other commercial premises, saving clients thousands of pounds, call Adam on 0800 037 7332.