ABC News 11: Pets could be banned from Raleigh parks

A Raleigh City Council committee will consider banning dogs from sections of public parks Tuesday. The move comes after residents complained about dogs not being on leashes and animal waste that was left on athletic fields. Michael Marino and his friends have been coming out...

Long Island City Post: Center Blvd plagued by dog poop, some residents claim

Several Long Island City residents are complaining that there is a big dog poop problem in and around 45-45 Center Boulevard and they want dog owners and TF Cornerstone to clean it up. Tinnille Neilsen, who lives at 46-15 Vernon Blvd, said that there are several dog owners who live in the...

Steamboat Today: Dogs Eye View: Reaching critical mass

Most of us are environmentally conscious. We recycle, leave no footprint when we camp, take our own bags to the grocery store and purchase environmentally friendly products. We work at respecting our Earth and preserving our planet for future generations. On top of that, we are critically aware of large-scale contamination and things such as the affect of oil...

The Coloradoan: Fort Collins picks a fight with Public Enemy No. 2

City law requires that Fort Collins’ roughly 27,000 dog owners immediately pick up after their dogs if they leave waste on public property, or on someone else’s property. The law also requires people to remove pet waste from their own property before it becomes a public nuisance.

onearth: The Poop Problem

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 much so that...

Tumbler Ridge News: Pet Peeves: Scoop that Poop!

Lives may depend on it. Picking up after your pet that is. Besides looking and smelling bad, animal droppings, and dog doodie especially, can be host to harmful bacteria and viruses. Some have milder consequences, causing things like Giardia, which will usually just make your pup puke-y and...

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.

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.

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 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...