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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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Benefits Of Using Pet Waste Bags

Finding it a hassle to constantly be cleaning up after your dog? Trying to figure how to keep your tidy yard clean and waste-free? You are not alone in this, as many dog owners are fed up with seeing their dogs' feces strewn all over the backyard. Furthermore, when dog waste is piled up, it provides a breeding ground for harmful bacteria and parasites and stinks up the entire place. Thankfully, this problem can be solved by using pet waste bags, an efficient and hassle-free means of waste disposal. Here are some of the best reasons why every dog owner should invest in pet waste bags. Keeps the Yard Clean  Dogs are active, lively,...

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How To Properly Dispose Of Pet Waste

Statistics show that around 38 percent of American households own a dog. Dogs are lovable, cute, and provide health benefits like lowered blood pressure and reduced stress. It is easy to keep fit and get your steps in while going on daily walks with your dog. However, this also brings about a genuine environmental concern – dog poop. According to studies, nearly 40% of dog owners do not pick up after their pets. Dog poop can take years to fully break down, and carry harmful disease-transmitting bacteria and parasites, becoming a source of environmental pollution. How can we prevent this? Here’s how to...

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