Dog, handler sniff out bedbugs

Jude Sirota trains her bedbug detecting dog, Ellie, to find bugs in a line of buckets. Ellie has a 97 percent success rate of rooting out bedbugs.



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Jude Sirota trains her bedbug detecting dog, Ellie, to find bugs in a line of buckets. Ellie has a 97 percent success rate of rooting out bedbugs.

Most people would shudder at the thought of letting live bedbugs feed from their forearm. Jude Sirota keeps the tiny parasitic cimicidae in vials in her garage on Orchard Mesa. She needs the…




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