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New Jersey’s First Bed Bug Dog Sadly Passes Away

Press Release

Toms River, NJ, December 10, 2018:  Action Termite and Pest Control is saddened to announce that we have lost a member of our team. Sarah the bed bug dog, New Jersey’s First Bed Bug Dog, passed away yesterday peacefully at her home. Sarah was featured in the Los Angeles Times and many more media outlets for her incredible abilities and the fact that she helped thousands of Action Customers become bed bug free.


“Sarah was a beautiful dog.  She loved to work and play.  We were very proud of the fact that Sarah was a rescue.  She receive over 500 hours of training to become a bed bug dog and she helped so many of our customers over the years,” commented John Russell, President of Action Termite and Pest Control.  “She was the first of her kind in New Jersey and she will be missed greatly.”


Sarah had been retired for the past several years but had left an indelible impact on Action Termite and Pest Control and everyone that met her. She will be truly missed. Rest in Peace Sarah!


About Action Termite and Pest Control:  Based in Toms River, New Jersey with offices in Red Bank, Action Termite and Pest Control has been dedicated to delivering prompt and professional pest control services for over 40 years. Founded in 1971, by Richard F. Russell, Action has serviced over 50,000 customers. .

Family owned for three generations and quality control oriented, Action is your true source for dependable pest extermination. Action’s Professional Exterminators receive on-going training on Local, State, and National procedures and laws. Action serves NJ, Delaware, New York City and Philadelphia.

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