The Washington Post: For Couples and Neighbors, They’re Your No. 1 Friend in the No. 2 Business

They swoop in when marriage counselors have failed, when all negotiations have broken down and Congress can't step in to help. They are the nation's poop scoopers. Just last week we watched these valiant men and women fan out across the Mall, executing their flawless flick-and-scoop technique to...

The New York Times: Fields of Gold? Yes, in a Way

In rough economic times, Lashelle and Mark Davis have cut back on treats like date nights, their outings to New York City from their Westchester County home for dinner and a show. But Mrs. Davis has made it clear that there is one luxury she will not give up: her professional pooper scooper...  

USA Today: Dog waste poses threat to water

For as long as the dog has been man's best friend, dog waste has posed a menace to man's nose and foot. Now science has revealed a more unsavory truth: It's an environmental pollutant. In the mid-1990s, scientists perfected methods for tracking the origin of nasty bacteria in...