Originally sourced from Watertown Daily Times
CARTHAGE — A local housing authority found a unique way to curb the bedbug problem.
Following an outbreak of bedbugs in the Long Falls Apartments last year, the Town of Wilna Housing Authority, which oversees the Department of Housing and Urban Development complex, established a preventive program to lessen the chance of a reoccurrence.
The housing authority contracted with Orkin of Utica to use K-9 Bedbug Detection Services of Mount Pleasant, Pa. Every other month a pair of beagles inspect the 100 units and the common areas to sniff out the parasites. The detection service make