FAIRFAX, Va. — NPMA announced that the Integrated Bed Bug Management Association, the National Entomology Scent Detection Canine Association, and the World Detector Dog Organization will be providing canine scent detection certification during the upcoming National Canine Conference*, June 1-3 in Philadelphia, PA.
All testing will be conducted on-site at the canine-friendly Sheraton Society Hill. Canine teams (handlers and canines) are encouraged to attend to get certified in accordance with NPMA's Bed Bug Best Management Practices.
Wednesday, June 1
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, June 2
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday, June 3
8:00 a.m. - Noon
*You must be registered for the National Canine Conference to participate in the on-site certification program.
ABOUT THE CERTIFICATION ORGANIZATIONS
To schedule your team's certification, please contact each organization directly. Please reference the National Canine Conference.
Integrated Bed Bug Management Association
Contact: Allen Hunt
National Entomology Scent Detection Canine Association
Contact: Jim Skinner
World Detector Dog Organization
Contact: Steve Yerger
For hotel reservations, call the pet-friendly Sheraton Society Hill at (800) 325-3535 by May 9 and mention NPMA to receive the negotiated rate of $149.00 per night.. To register for the National Canine Conference, visit www.npmapestworld.org/events/canineconf.cfm. For more information, contact NPMA at firstname.lastname@example.org.