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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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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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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.
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Pet Etiquette Guide: Scoop the Poop

Keeping pet waste off the ground is an important responsibility held by all pet owners. If not addressed, the presence of unattended to waste can quickly become a major point of conflict amongst neighbors. In fact, it happens to be the single-most talked about problem in homeowner association and community manager board meetings across the country.
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Winter Pet Waste Pickup

Picking up after a pet is an unpleasant and time consuming chore that is easily overlooked, especially during the winter months. But doggie deposits are more than just a gross and unsightly nuisance – they are an environmental pollutant and a human health hazard, which means poop scooping duty is an important responsibility held by all pet owners all year round.
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Autumn Pet Waste Pickup

Picking up after the pooch: It is an important responsibility held by all pet owners, and not only because dog waste is a gross and unsightly mess. Doggie deposits are an environmental pollutant and a human health hazard. When left unattended, the waste is a detriment to local soil and water quality, and also presents a number of potential health dangers to families and their pets.
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Eww Poop Soup: Leaky Pet Waste Stations Create Health Concerns

When communities allow dogs, issues with pet waste tend to follow. As unpleasant and time consuming as managing this waste may be, keeping it off the ground is an important responsibility held by the community manager.
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Dog Waste, An Environmental and Community Health Concern

It is no laughing matter: failing to clean up after a dog can carry a hefty fine and penalties are going up – way up in some areas. The laws a re on the books, and more and more areas are starting to enforce them.