Two companies from the Florida Gulf Coast have teamed together to offer an alternative means to inspect homes suspected of containing tainted Chinese drywall: dogs. K-9 inspection dogs, which are routinely used by law enforcement to sniff out drugs and explosives at airports and elsewhere, are being trained to detect contaminated drywall as well. The program’s developer is offering the service for a fraction of the cost of traditional inspection services, which entail cutting and removing samples of the suspect drywall and testing it in the lab.

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