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Why Apartments And Condos Should Invest In Pet Waste Station

Accepting residents with pet dogs could pose a challenge for apartment and condo owners given that there are several factors to consider. For instance, increasingly expensive insurance policies, the complaints of residents without dogs, and the need to keep common areas clean come to mind. A pet waste station can keep the surroundings pleasant and waste-free, and prevent the spread of diseases. Here are some reasons why installing a pet waste station in a condo or apartment community can bring about plenty of benefits.  Keeps the Environment Clean Equipping communal areas with pet waste stations will benefit both pet owners and residents without pets. It can make a difference in the community as it encourages everyone to clean...

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Ways To Reduce Your Pet's Environmental Impact

There have been countless debates over the sustainability of pet ownership. Fortunately, it is easy for pet owners and their furry friends to lead sustainable lifestyles. From employing efficient pet waste disposal methods to choosing healthy food options, there are many ways to reduce your pet’s environmental impact.  Buy Healthy Pet Food Dog and cat owners can attest to the meat-heavy diets their pets consume. Those bulky bags of pet food you ordered online and traveled a long way means that commercial pet food is a major producer of carbon emissions. Some may even contain potentially harmful chemicals like butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT), a preservative and carcinogen; tetrasodium pyrophosphate (TSPP), a nausea-and diarrhea-inducing ingredient, and ethoxyquin, a...

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The Dangers Of Not Picking Up Pet Waste

A single gram of dog waste is estimated to contain 23 million fecal coliform bacteria, which can cause diarrhea, cramps, dehydration, kidney disorders, and intestinal illness in humans. Every year, more than 70 million dogs in the United States produce 10 million (and more) tons of excrement. Picking up poop can be an unpleasant task, but not doing so can have serious implications on both pets and humans, and the environment. The Human Impact Infections can be transmitted via pet waste. Diseases spread between species are referred to as zoonoses in humans. Roundworms, whipworms, and hookworms are all gastrointestinal parasites that lay eggs in dog feces. Other protozoan parasites found in pet waste include cryptosporidium and giardia. Gardening, outdoor spots, and going barefoot in the yard, all increase the likelihood of coming into contact...

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Keeping Your Neighborhood Clean With Pet Waste Station

Pet ownership is becoming increasingly popular, with an estimated 84 million pet dogs residing in homes all across the USA. As the number of dog owners increases, so does the demand and need for proper waste management planning in residential neighborhoods. Good pet waste management systems should be able to function well and motivate residents to exercise civic responsibility and keep the neighborhood clean. Why Pet Waste Stations Should Be Installed Pet waste left lying around is often due to personal circumstances rather than bad intentions. The most common causes for dog walkers leaving waste on the ground are forgetting to bring a waste bag or running out of bags. Introducing pet waste stations...

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Busting Most Common Myths About Dog Poop

Dog poop is part and parcel of every dog owner’s life. There are an estimated 80 million dogs in the US and most of them poop outdoors, generating more than 10 million tons of waste yearly. Most Americans live in the suburbs, and the average dog is estimated to excrete around 274 pounds of poop every year, all of which are accumulated in a small yard averaging 11,000 square feet. That is a problem, as improperly handled dog poop poses hazardous risks to animals, humans, and the environment. It’s time to bust some common myths. Leaving Dog Poop in The Yard Is Fine Nature will deal with it, but the...

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