Household pets, though furry and usually sloppier, share many characteristics with humans. Like humans, household pets are warm-blooded mammals that attract insects as a result. Unfortunately for pet owners, this makes pets desirablefood options for bed bugs. Humans are preferred targets because we don’t have heavy coats of fur protecting our bodies, but bed bugs will resort to pets if they cannot feast on us first. Before you hastily drive your bulldog to the vet, here are some simple tips to keep the bed bugs from biting.