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New York City is using specifically trained beagles, like this one, in the battle to eradicate bed bugs. (Photo by STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Looking To Hire 2 Bedbug-Sniffing Dogs

A department spokesman said the dogs will probably not be hired until next spring or summer.

11/23/2010

New York City is using specifically trained beagles, like this one, in the battle to eradicate bed bugs. (Photo by STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Training For Bedbug Dogs Not Always Adequate

As the demand for the dogs soars, so do complaints from people about false positives.

11/12/2010

Bed bugs

Bed Bug Experts Gather In NYC For Conference

Bed bug cases have nearly tripled in the first two months of school and are on track to surpass even that by the end of the school year.

11/11/2010

Sign for a coat drive (Photo/Steve Sandberg)

Bed Bug Concerns Harm Charities

The creepy crawlers are taking a bite out of Bergen Community College’s annual coat and clothing drive.

10/28/2010

Stink Bugs - File Photo

Stink Bugs Hit East End Of Long Island

Already responsible for hundreds of millions of dollars in crop damage across the country, experts say the hungry creature makes the bed bug resurgence look tame.

10/20/2010

Seth and Marcia Tokson with Trace (Photo/prlog.org)

Westchester Company Touts ‘Trace’ The Bed-Bug Finder

Trace, a lab/pointer mix, from Westchester County may be the new ‘top dog’ in the bed-bug sniffing department.

08/24/2010