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Pestmaster Services of Luzerne County (Pa.) Adds Bed Bug Detection Dog

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Rick Macko, vice president of MK & J, dba Pestmaster Services of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania announced the addition of a certified Bed Bug detection dog to its staff.

| May 19, 2010

LUZERNE COUNTY, Pa. — Rick Macko, vice president of MK & J, Inc., dba Pestmaster Services of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania announced the addition of a certified Bed Bug detection dog to its staff.

With an accuracy rate of over 98%, a bed bug detection dog will assist its staff in finding and thereby eliminating bed bugs by pinpointing the areas that need treatment. Nationwide there has been an increase in bed bug activity of over 70% in the last five years.

 

 

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