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The Scoop on Dog Poop

sassey-molly-and-jacob-resizedI’m a sucker for practically any dog. I just love these four legged creatures. And being the owner of three dogs, I know the responsibility that goes along with ownership. Consequently, when I see owners (including my neighbors) allowing their dogs to  poop wherever they choose, I’m amazed at the rudeness of these folks. After all, how about some basic manners?

It has only been in the last couple of years that I’ve become aware that not picking up after our dogs is actually bad for the environment. It’s a well known practice and benefit for gardeners and farmers to use  animal manure to enrich soil. Because of this practice, perhaps it’s intuitive to think that dog waste is actually good for the environment.  So, let’s set the record straight now! Continue Reading →

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