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7 Reasons to Scoop Your Dog’s Poop

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Did you know that just one dog can produce over 250 lbs of waste in a year? With that in mind, here are 7 reasons to pick up after your dog:

7. Stormwater carries pet waste and other pollutants directly into waterways. Animal waste adds nitrogen to the water. Excess nitrogen depletes the oxygen in water necessary for beneficial underwater grasses, wildlife, and fish.

6. Animal waste may contain harmful organisms such as Giardia, Salmonella and E. Coli that can be transmitted to humans and other animals by ingesting contaminated water.

5. Roundworms and hookworms deposited by infected animals can live in the soil for long periods of time and be transmitted to other animals and humans. It takes dog waste a long time to decompose.

4. It’s the law! Most communities require you to pick up after your pet. Some even provide courtesy poop bags and disposable bins for pet waste only. Even if there is no restriction, cleaning up after your pet is always the right thing to do.

3. It’s easy to clean up by carrying plastic baggies and paper towels in your pocket. The baggies can be secured and thrown away in the garbage.

2. No one likes to step in pet waste and spread it into homes and cars.

 

 

 

  1. It’s a matter of respect for the people and the community. Your neighbors will appreciate your good manners.

 

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