Does Dog Poop Contain Harmful Diseases? Dog poop is a part of our everyday life. Whether taking care of your own pet, petsitting, or simply feeling something squish underneath your sneaker, it is important to adopt best practices around the inevitable cleaning and handling of animal waste to avoid harmful contact with your immune system.
You feel the squish. You see a streak on the walkway. You smell the first notes of disaster. You’ve just stepped in dog poop. We’ve all done it, and unfortunately, there’s no miracle-fix for the dilemma. However, if you act fast and follow these easy steps, you might just save your favorite shoe from […]
Depending on the breed of your dog, there may be more to dog poop maintenance than cleaning the yard. We’ve all laughed at the common name for dog poop trapped in the fur by it’s butt; dingleberry. Now that you’ve had your adolescent chuckle, let’s move on. Dog poop that gets stuck to your dog’s […]
Not only is dog waste unpleasant for your eyes and nose, it’s also unpleasant on a microscopic level. Dog waste presents such a to our environment that the EPA classifies it as a pollutant on the same level as toxic chemicals and herbicides. Pet Waste Left to Decompose Poses Health Risks for Your Community Dog […]
When the Chicago winter ice thaws we all know the “gift” lurking under the surface. It comes every year, it’s unsightly, and it smells bad. There is also more worry than stepping in one of these “gifts” with your shoes. It’s easy to forget about the waste your dog leaves behind during the winter months […]