Poop

How to potty train your dog and keep your dog from eating poop. Also learn about diseases transmitted from feces, pooping gear and services, and dog poop DNA tests.

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Can Dogs Eat Pineapple? A Safe Or Dangerous Snack?

You’ve likely thought about giving your dog human food at some point in his life. But you may not be sure if everything you want to offer will be okay. You may have heard you can give your dog pineapple, but how much do you know about giving it to him safely? We can help you get the information you need about this sweet treat…

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Why Do Dogs Roll In Poop? (And How To Stop It)

Dogs like to roll in smelly things. What is it about poop, dead things and other smelly stuff that makes our dogs dive in? Find out why he loves smelling nasty and how you can stop this behavior…

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Pooper Scooper Services You’ll Dig (& How To Start Your Own)

I’ve forgotten to pick up my dog’s poop, and she’s stepped in it more times than I care to share. One moment, she’s running around the yard, and the next thing you know, I’m giving her an unscheduled bath. It’d be convenient to have a dog poop service clean up my yard for me. Especially when times get busy or it’s cold outside. It’s a stinky job, but someone has to do it!

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Best Pooper Scooper & Poop Bags: Stop Straining Your Back

Poop piling up in your yard? No one wants to get stuck with that “doody” of picking up the mess. You don’t have to worry and bend over backward (literally) to scoop the poop. There are other tools you can use besides your hands to clean up this mess. Keep reading our review of the best pooper scooper to get the scoop.

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Dog Poop DNA Testing: The Scoop On The Latest Trend To Apprehend Offending Owners

Dog poop waste isn’t just a stinking eyesore. It also poses health and environmental risks. But many pet owners — up to 40% — don’t bother to pick up after their pups. That’s a lot of unwelcome waste, especially in densely populated communities like apartment or condo complexes and urban cities. Fortunately, there’s a new way to nab non-scoopers — through dog poop DNA testing. Yes, that’s actually a reality these days. And a growing number of residential property owners in the U.S. and beyond are jumping on board this CSI strategy to help keep their communities poop-free. How does this unconventional approach to pet waste management work? And is it legal?

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What Does Dog Poop Color Mean?

As the writers of Canine Journal, we feel it’s our, ahem, duty to keep you in-the-know about what’s coming out of your pup. So here’s the low-down on dog poop of every color. Most mild changes in dog stool color are related to dietary changes and aren’t cause for alarm. But poop color and consistency can be an indicator of serious health problems, which is why you need to make your dog’s business your business.

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Whipworm In Dogs: Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

It can be scary for dog owners when they notice something isn’t right with their furry friends. If your dog has diarrhea and an upset stomach, whipworms might be to blame. It’s vital to understand all the basics of this common parasite so you can keep your dog safe…

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Why Do Dogs Eat Poop (And How To Stop It)

My 4 month old black lab Daisy is eating her own poop. How can we get Daisy to stop eating her poop? Not only is it gross, but when she gets to it first thing in the morning, she ends up throwing up shortly thereafter. What are some easy suggestions to get her to grow out of this puppy habit fast?…

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