Home Magazine

International Pooper Scoop Week: Do Your Doody!

By Kristy @mileydailyscoop
Yup, you read that right.
Nobody likes to talk about it and sadly there are some who don't do it.
This week is International Pooper Scooper Week. It's an entire week dedicated to raising awareness of why dog owner's need to poop the scoop!
international pooper scooper week This post contains affiliate links. If you click on one and make a purchase, we may earn compensation to help maintain our blog.
The Association of Professional Animal Waste Specialists (aPaws) was founded in February 2002 by a group of pooper scoopers who believe every dog should have it's day. In recognition of a growing problem in our communities and environment, aPaws established a special week of educating pet owners on the importance of cleaning up after their dogs.
aPaws estimates that pet pooches produce over 4.4 billion pounds of waste per year. That's enough to cover 900 football fields with 12 inches of dog waste!

Why You Should Do Your Doody!

  • Dog waste can pose a big health hazard due to the number of parasites, including roundworms that can be transmitted through dog feces. Parasite infections can cause serious harm to unborn babies and make humans very sick.

  • When the feces are not picked up, the eggs of the rounds worms or other parasites can stay in the soil for YEARS!

  • Children are susceptible to infection by playing in the dirt at a playground by putting their hands in their mouth or wiping their eyes.

  • Along with children, adults can just be easily effected by playing frisbee or any sport at the local park.

Pet waste is a thing all dog owners have to deal with but it's one of the easiest solutions that we, ourselves can control if everyone does their part at home and when your out in the community.
With Earth day coming up in just a few weeks, now would be a great time to purchase some biodegradable poop bags to help reduce your dog's carbon pawprint!
Attached to the Golden's leash, in our vehicle, in my walking belt, we keep these bags everywhere because you never know when nature is going to call. It's always best to be prepared than be sorry!

You Might Also Like :

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog

These articles might interest you :

  • Hue Are You? with Kim Hoegger

    You? with Hoegger

    Welcome to HUE ARE YOU? A weekly blog series exploring different creatives' views on color and its use in interiors, art and design. We will dive deep into thei... Read more

    The 20 April 2018 by   Bridgetbeari
  • 10 Strategies For Rebounding From Startup Failures

    Strategies Rebounding From Startup Failures

    If you can’t deal with failure, then the entrepreneur lifestyle is not for you. Don’t believe that urban myth that all you need is a good idea, a little fun... Read more

    The 20 April 2018 by   Martin Zwilling
  • Lance Armstrong Settles $100 Million Lawsuit with Federal Government

    Lance Armstrong Settles $100 Million Lawsuit with Federal Government

    Yesterday, former pro cyclist and Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong put to rest the final lawsuit that has been dogging him since he admitted to doping... Read more

    The 20 April 2018 by   Kungfujedi
  • Actor Matt McGorry Does Some Serious Ally Work

    Actor Matt McGorry Does Some Serious Ally Work

    If you’ve watched How To Get Away With Murder or Orange is the New Black, you’ve seen the work of actor Matt McGorry. If you follow him on Facebook you saw him... Read more

    The 20 April 2018 by   Danceswithfat
  • Trio of Climbers Make First Ascent of Jeannette Peak in Canada

    Trio Climbers Make First Ascent Jeannette Peak Canada

    The news of this story broke a week or so back while I was on the road, and it got lost in my email box until now. Still, it is a good story and I thought it wa... Read more

    The 20 April 2018 by   Kungfujedi
  • Teach Anywhere

    Teach Anywhere

    Teach anywhere one of the best recruitment companies for teachers in the UAE. The Dubai City Company would like to review this company. With this in mind, this... Read more

    The 20 April 2018 by   Dubai City Company
  • Khost - Governance

    Khost Governance

    U.K. duo khost released their third full-length album titled Governance in June of 2017.What Damian Bennett and Andy Swan have created is a nightmarish... Read more

    The 20 April 2018 by   Ripplemusic