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Do You Scoop Your Poop?

Do You Scoop Your Poop?

Do you scoop your poop?

Dog poop is the number three cause of water pollution! In the U.S., 10 million tons of dog feces pollute our water each year alone. Thankfully, this problem is preventable. Scooping your pet’s poop into earth-friendly bags is a step toward keeping neighborhoods and waterways clean and healthy.

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Top 10 Reasons People Don’t Scoop Their Poop -†Do any of these sound familiar to you?

The Naturalist
∑ It blends back into nature.

The Environmentalist
∑ Itís better than using a plastic bag.

The Absentminded
∑ I forgot a bag.

The Deviant
∑ Nobody saw.

 


Image Credit:†Creative Commons

The Citizen

∑ It’s off the walkway.

The Preservationist
∑ We pick it up once a week / month / year from the yard.

The Anarchist
∑ Who cares?

The Busy Body
∑ I didn’t notice. (Really??)


Image Credit: Creative Commons

The Faint of Heart
∑ It’s too hot, too cold, too rainy or too sunny.

The Slow Witted
∑ I used to use plastic grocery bags, now what?

 

GIVEAWAY! Enter a comment for your chance to win a one-month supply of PoopBuddy eco chic poop bags! Winner will be selected October 7. Good luck!

By, Care2 Guest Blogger, PoopBuddy

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3:26AM PDT on May 30, 2014

thanks for sharing :)

7:59PM PST on Nov 29, 2013

yes. ty

2:05AM PST on Nov 24, 2013

Thank you :)

12:34PM PDT on Oct 22, 2013

Yikes! I knew it was bad for the environment, but I didn't know it was that bad!

6:13AM PDT on Oct 21, 2013

When neighbors walk there dog and allow them to poop on my lawn; it really gets my goat!

2:38PM PDT on Oct 13, 2013

The pictures above forgot people stepping in your adorable doggie's crap... Our city has a law against dog stuff not being picked up, as do most of the towns around us. The problem is nobody seems to see whose sweet little furball is contributing to all those nasty, smelly, fly attracting piles - not even the owners, who presumably are daydreaming while their little babykins is straining from all the crap he/she is fed by the blind, lazy, scent impaired owner. I do really understand - those plastic bags are just so heavy to carry, and what do you do with the bag after it's full...heaven forbid you have to bring it home and deposit the smelly package into their own garbage.

1:08AM PDT on Oct 11, 2013

Well, having read those points it has confirmed that I live in a town of "dim-wits".

I'm sure you know it all - but owners walk their dogs off-leash, let them ride untethered in the back of open vans (no, I've never had to slam the brakes on), there are many disposable bags supplied around town (are they blind?) they either don't use them, or they throw the disposable bags alongside the trails.. (the bags have clear instructions), owners are not fined for leaving their dogs in hot cars and that is wide-spread behaviour. In the hot weather, cyclists travel fast, hauling the dogs alongside (no leash) along trails and they don't bother to carry water for their dehydrated dogs.
So - to sum up - it is not only the many dog-owners who are dim-witted, it's also the municipal authorities who just don't care about this town !

5:39PM PDT on Oct 10, 2013

I would...if I had a pet

11:10AM PDT on Oct 7, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

3:46AM PDT on Oct 7, 2013

thank u...

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