Poopie Pickers - Dog Waste Facts
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Dog waste can transmit bacteria and viruses including, tapeworm, roundworm, E. Coli, Parvo and more.
 
Canine fecal matter is a top contributor to storm water pollution.
Waste matter accumulation can negatively affect your lawns appearance and health.
 
Dog waste should not be used as a fertilizer.
 
A pile can take a year or more to fully breakdown.
Dog waste accumulation can attract mice , parasites and other unwanted pests.
 
Please do not put your family and pets at risk by not picking up dog waste.
 
Dog Waste Can Contain:
 
Hookworms: In people, these larvae us
ually migrate in the skin causing an itching red track to develop.
 
Roundworms: Can cause vision problems and nervous deficits.
 
Cryptosporidium: Common symptoms include diarrhea, stomach cramps, nausea and dehydration. May be fatal to people with depressed immune systems.
 
Campylobacteriosis: A bacterial infection carried by dogs and cats that frequently causes diarrhea in humans.
 
Giardia: Can cause extreme diarrhea.