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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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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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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.
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Doggie Deposits, Far From Fertilizer

Dog owners take note: Contrary to popular belief, doggie deposits do not make for good fertilizer – quite the opposite in fact. Leaving pet waste on the ground or concentrating it in one specific area of the yard can seriously harm soil quality and also presents a number of potential human health hazards to families and their pets.