Category: Community Managers

Dog Waste, An Environmental and Community Health Concern

It is no laughing matter: failing to clean up after a dog can carry a hefty fine and penalties are going up – way up in some areas. The laws are on the books, and more and more areas are starting to enforce them. “It’s a major public safety issue that hasn’t received much attention until recently,...Read More

Pet Waste Station Etiquette Guide

For communities with dogs, pet waste stations are a great way to keep the common grounds clear of wayward doggie deposits. In order for stations to have their desired impact, however, they must be regularly serviced and well maintained. Keeping pet waste stations in good working order takes an entire community. Here are some simple...Read More

Community Pet Waste Pickup: A Year-round Responsibility

In today’s world, time is a precious commodity, and of all of the things on the average pet owner’s to-do list, chances are picking up after the pooch is down there towards the bottom, especially during the fall and winter months when it’s so easily overlooked. But as unpleasant and time consuming as it may...Read More

Planning For Pet Waste In Your Community

Pet ownership is on the rise. By recent figures, there are now upwards of 84 million dogs taking up residence in the United States and annualized collective spending on our furry loved ones exceeded $55 billion in 2013 alone. As dog ownership in the US grows, so does the need for pet waste management planning...Read More

Ten Reasons to Scoop the Poop

If you have a pet, then chances are you have pet waste. As unpleasant and time consuming as pooper scooper duty may be, keeping doggie deposits off the ground is an important responsibility held by every pet owner. Here’s why: Dog waste is an environmental pollutant. According to estimates by the Environmental Protection Agency, two or...Read More
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