SF Bay Guardian: Less Fido Mess

Professional pooper-scooper company DoodyCalls has launched a contest to award Northern California parks and public spaces 250,000 free "doggie bags" for owners to clean up after their pets. Titling it the Doody Free Water Project, the company wants to build a movement to help keep contaminating waste out of run-off water. E. Coli no more!

Tails Magazine: Businesses Giving Back: The Doody-Free Water Project

We all know that unscooped poop is annoying, but did you know that it is also a huge environmental hazard? In communities throughout the nation, dog waste is seeping into water supplies and contaminating everything in its wake...

The Philadelphia Inquirer: The scoop on poop: Facts and fiction about animal waste

This month kicked off with ‘International Pooper Scooper Week on April 1 and will end with a similarly themed weekly ahem celebration: National Scoop the Poop Week. To commemorate both - and that daily ritual for pet parents - we separate the fact from the fiction about disposing pet poop.

The San Francisco Examiner: Campaign seeks to eliminate pet waste in dog parks

When doody calls, it’s time to find a waste bag. That awareness of picking up after one’s pet is what a Peninsula-based pet waste removal company is hoping to encourage by taking part in a national campaign to distribute bags to dog parks, including those in San Francisco.  

The Houston Chronicle: Hate dog poo in your Houston park? National contest could help clean it up

Houstonians have the chance to vie for hundreds of thousands of free dog poop bags by nominating the city's worst offending poo parks. Pet waste clean up company DoodyCalls has launched a website where people all across the country can shout loud about their worst offending areas. The parks with the most complaints will receive the gift of bags...

LiveScience: The Poop Problem: What To Do With 10 Million Tons of Dog Waste (Op-Ed)

When I was a kid walking the family dog, I never once thought about picking up her poop. It wasn't something people did in the 1960s and '70s — perhaps because the plastic bags that now overflow our kitchen cabinets had yet to be invented. Today, cleaning up after your dog is the urban norm, so...

The Columbian: County says too much poop in the dog park

People often cry foul over government waste. On Wednesday, Clark County flipped the script and took aim at its residents' waste. Specifically dog waste, and how it's piling up at Dakota Memorial Dog Park, an 8-acre off-leash area on the north side of Pacific Community Park at Northeast 18th Street and 164th...

Sacramento Press: The Scoop on Poop: Dog Waste Project Seeks Community Input for 250k Bag Donation

Doody is their duty. Dog doody, that is. DoodyCalls, a nationwide pet waste removal company, is spearheading the Doody-Free Water Project with the aim of donating 250,000 pet waste bags to California parks and greenways—and instead of deciding blind what locations will receive the bags, they’re asking residents to weigh in on...

The Oregonian: Portland dog poop patrol: Operation targets scofflaws in school fields

Poop scoop scofflaws beware: Multnomah County and Portland Parks and Recreation are watching you. The two agencies are partnering up with Portland Public Schools next month to enforce off-leash and scoop laws at three school fields, where pet owners often let their dogs run wild.

MetroBoston: DoodyCalls wants to bag Boston dog waste

The Doody-Free Water Project, a new initiative that aims to keep Massachusetts’ waterways clean, will soon place thousands of free dog waste bags at the entrances of Boston-area green spaces, and organizers want residents to weigh in.