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The Real Scoop on Dog Poop

In America, we love our dogs. By recent figures, there are now upwards of 84 million taking up residence in the United States today and annualized collective spending on our furry loved ones surpassed $55 billion 2013 alone. But despite our undying affection for Fido, we still don’t enjoy dealing with the waste he leaves behind.
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For Rats and Rodents, Pet Waste Is The Breakfast of Champions

Pet waste may be a gross and unsightly mess nobody enjoys picking up, but that’s not all. In developed areas, doggie deposits left on the ground can also serve as a steady, abundant food source for rats and other rodents. An unwanted neighbor in any community, the presence of rodents can decrease the property values of all nearby homes and presents a host of additional health concerns to residents and their pets.
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To Keep Pets Healthy, Keep the Yard Clear of Their Waste

Last year, United States pet owners collectively spent upwards of $27 billion dollars on veterinarian care and over the counter medicines for their furry loved ones.

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How to Get Your Dog to “Go” in the Snow

Dogs are creatures of habit – their internal clock tells them when it’s time to go out, they favor certain toys and treats over others, and they even have preferred places to hunker down and do their “business.” But what happens when your pooch wakes up in the morning and steps outside to find his or her yard covered in a blanket of snow? For many dogs, they can’t quite seem to find the right place to “go.”
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Using A Pet Waste Management Service

In today’s world, time is a precious commodity – and of all of the things on your to-do list, chances are, chores like mowing the lawn, cleaning the house and picking up after the pooch are probably down there towards the bottom. That is why many homeowners today are opting out of the less rewarding moments of daily life and choosing to outsource them instead.
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Ten Reasons to Scoop the Poop

If you have a pet, then chances are you have pet waste. As unpleasant and time consuming as pooper scooper duty may be, keeping doggie deposits off the ground is an important responsibility held by every pet owner. Here’s why:
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As Spring Weather Arrives, Doody Calls

Spring has sprung, and as the temperature begins to warm, many of us are finding our doors, windows and lawns open once again so that we can enjoy the fresh air. But for dog owners, there is one more task to be completed before firing up the grill and taking advantage of our green grasses – poop scooping duty.
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How to Properly Dispose of Pet Waste

Pet waste management is an important tenet of responsible dog ownership. The first step is picking up what your pet leaves behind. The second is making sure it is disposed of properly. A common misconception surrounding pet waste disposal is that Fido or Fluffy’s waste serves as a natural fertilizer and can simply be collected into the garden or flower bed. Dog owners take note: This is not true.