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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Best Dog Pooper Scooper & Poop Bags: Stop Straining Your Back

Do you have dog 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 like a dog pooper scooper 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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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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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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bloody dog poop in the grass

Blood In A Dog’s Stool: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & Our Personal Experience

As gross as it may seem, our dog’s poop can be an insightful window into our furry friend’s health. Any changes in the consistency, color, and even your dog’s normal pooping routine can indicate a problem. Obviously, one of the most alarming changes is a dog pooping blood. If you’ve found blood in your dog’s stool, we can help you identify possible causes and know when it’s time to contact your veterinarian.

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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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