Posts Tagged ‘bed bugs’

How To Figure Out If You Have Bed Bugs: Get This Dog To Come Over

In a posh hotel in downtown D.C., Dixie, a beagle mix, is sniffing out bed bugs. She can find them in walls, under carpets, and mixed up with cockroaches inside a spinning training device. Mattresses, the most common hiding place for these seed-size suckers of human blood, pose little challenge.
“She only gets fed if she [...]

Get Pumped for the Bed-Bug Summit

The District's Department of Health, doubtless egged on by this Washington City Paper expose on bed bugs, is holding a citywide summit on the scourge. And scourge it is. Anecdotal evidence from around the city suggests that these little critters are on the uprise, on the move from one unit of housing to the next. [...]